STEAMotion

About STEAMotion

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STEAMotion is a dynamic one-week summer academy crafted by the Rice Office of STEM Engagement in collaboration with TinkerWorks and various school districts. Our program is designed to ignite young minds and bodies, offering a unique blend of enriching STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) activities.

Students embark on an exciting journey exploring various forms of energy, physics, mathematics, computer science, and engineering through hands-on activities in the classroom and on the playing field. Each day includes immersive STEAM projects and engaging physical activities, fostering teamwork and collaboration. Led by experienced school district staff, our academies also feature guest speakers and special learning opportunities, ensuring a rich and memorable experience for all participants.

STEAMotion Activities

STEM content includes but is not limited to:

- Pushes, Pulls & Pins
- Smart Lamp
- TechAsketch
- LaunchPad
- TinkRsynth

Summer 2024 STEAMotion

STEAMotion is available this summer during June and July featuring three weeks : "A," "B," and "C" weeks. All three weeks will focus on the same content for each grade level. Lunch is not included in the registration fee for this program. Students will need to bring their own lunch each day and a refillable water bottle. Water refilling stations will be available. You can add a R-STEM water bottle to your registration for an additional fee upon checkout.

STEAMotion - Katy ISD

Location: Robert R. Shaw STEAM Center
Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm | Mon-Thu
Grade Levels: K-1st, 2nd-3rd, and 4th-5th

- Week A: June 10-13, 2024
- Week B: July 8-11, 2024
- Week C: July 22-25, 2024

View the STEAMotion Katy ISD Program Flyer in English
View the STEAMotion Katy ISD Program Flyer in Spanish

This program requires the payment of a registration fee of $349 per week. Payment is made during the registration process. Registrants will be required to submit signed participant agreement and release forms for minors as part of their registration for each child.

Completing the registration form does NOT guarantee placement in the program. Participation in the program is contingent upon receipt of the registration fee and completion of all applicable minor participant agreement and release forms. Registrants are required to submit signed participant agreement and release forms for minors with their registration for each child which is part of the registration process.

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STEAMotion - Tomball ISD

*Tomball ISD students only

Location: Grand Lakes Junior High School
Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm | Mon-Fri
Grade Levels: K-1st, 2nd-3rd, 4th-5th, and 6th-8th

- Week A: June 10-14, 2024
- Week B: June 17-21, 2024
- Week C: June 24-28, 2024

View the STEAMotion Tomball ISD Program Flyer in English
View the STEAMotion Tomball ISD Program Flyer in Spanish

This program requires the payment of a registration fee of $300 per week. Payment is made during the registration process. Registrants will be required to submit signed participant agreement and release forms for minors as part of their registration for each child.

Completing the registration form does NOT guarantee placement in the program. Participation in the program is contingent upon receipt of the registration fee and completion of all applicable minor participant agreement and release forms. Registrants are required to submit signed participant agreement and release forms for minors with their registration for each child which is part of the registration process.

Click here for the scholarship application.

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Cancellation Policy

All cancellation requests must be submitted in writing (by e-mail) to RSTEM.

A 50% refund will be received if the request is made at least 10 business days prior to the first day of the program.

No refunds will be issued for cancellation requests made less than 10 business days prior to the first day of the program.

Email: stem@rice.edu

STEAMotion Administration

If you have any questions about STEAMotion, please contact the program instructor.

Jessica Robicheaux
Assistant Director for Educational Leadership and STEM Initiatives
713-348-6274 | jr102@rice.edu

*Program times, dates, and locations are subject to change before the first day of the program.

Contact Information

Telephone: (713) 348-8211
Fax: (713) 348-3825
stem@rice.edu

Mailing Address

Office of STEM Engagement
Rice University
P.O. Box 1892, MS-7836
Houston, TX 77251-1892

Street Address

IBC Plaza Houston
5615 Kirby Dr., Suite 730
Houston, TX 77005-2445