from The Ohio State University at Mansfield lead small-group activities during
grades K-6 and their families can join in on hands-on, interactive
science-related activities from 9 a.m. to noon April 21 at Springmill Learning
Center, 1200 Nestor Dr.
be led by professors from The Ohio State University at Mansfield in the
Springmill STEM galleries, which include Alternative Energy, CSI, Earth
Studies, Feathers & Flight, Gears, Number Sense, and Ecology. Students in
grades 4-6 and their families will participate in activities in three of the
recognition of Springmill Elementary School receiving the Ohio Department of
Education designation of STEM school, students in grades K-3 and their families
also will be able to participate in activities. Ohio State early childhood
education majors will lead families in activities geared for that age group. A
responsible adult must remain with students during the session.
Saturdays is made possible through a partnership between the Mansfield City
School District, The Ohio State University at Mansfield and through a grant by
the Connections Fund with Richland County Foundation.
go.osu.edu/sciencesaturdays. For more information, call 419-755-4111.
Springmill Learning Center: Mansfield City School District’s Springmill
Learning Center (SLC) is a series of STEM-based galleries with interactive
activities for students in grades K-12 based on Ohio’s academic standards.
Through a partnership between Mansfield City Schools and The Ohio State
University at Mansfield, the Center offers classroom extended learning
opportunities for area school districts, out-of-school outreach activities for
students and parents, and professional development for teachers. The goal of
SLC is to offer high quality, experience-based and inquiry learning in the
state of Ohio, and to encourage students to further explore interests in
potential STEM careers.