Einstein Project, Inc. Overview
Direct beneficiaries per year: 85,000
Geographic areas served: Wisconsin
Programs: Kids using Einstein science units learn the principles of science by practicing them. The Einstein Project has been providing these nationally developed hands-on science courses for more than 16 years. Each year, 85,000 student participations in 41 subject areas are made possible through The Einstein Project.
The Einstein Project is a non-profit organization that partners with schools, businesses, and communities to provide leadership and support for science education in Wisconsin. The Einstein Project was founded in 1991 by the business community and continues to be supported by area businesses, community organizations and service groups. The Einstein Project owns science units covering 42 grade appropriate areas of study which allow schools to provide an exemplary hands-on science curriculum for students. Prior to using a unit in their classroom, teachers must receive instruction through The Einstein Project giving them hands-on experience with the material. The Einstein Project is a national model for systemic change in Science Education.