Partnerships for Innovation
World-class scientists from ORNL bring interactive science, technology, engineering and math lessons to students in grades 8-12 on Saturday mornings at ORAU.
Students from across the state of Tennessee compete in this annual event sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge Office and other local businesses, including ORAU. The winning team receives a trip to the National Science Bowl® in Washington, D.C.
In this highly visible educational event and academic competition, teams of high school students gather in Washington, D.C., to attend science seminars and compete to solve problems and answer questions in all branches of science and math.
The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC)/Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) High School Summer Math-Science-Technology Institute is a two-week summer program that provides high school students and teachers the opportunity to partner with ORNL scientists on projects in science, math, and research-related computer technology.
ORAU has partnered with the Siemens Foundation, Discovery Education and the College Board to provide a unique way for K-12 teachers to conduct laboratory research to better prepare them for classroom science instruction.
Funded through Race to The Top funds, this organization will create a cadre of K-12 STEM teachers and administrators to serve as lead liaisons to the Tennessee STEM Innovation Network.
A curriculum for teaching middle school students about atomic structure and nuclear power. Includes teacher presentation materials and interactive lessons.
For more information about the ORAU Center for Science Education, and other K-12 educator STEM education opportunities, please contact: