STEM on the Road

pnw STEM on the road

Students engaging students to build interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics

STEM on the Road is a peer-to-peer outreach event where PNW students share engineering vehicles and research demonstrations with interested high school students. Approximately three hours, these events highlight the types of hands-on learning featured at Purdue University Northwest.


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What Can Students See?

  • Formula SAE vehicles
  • Mini-Baja vehicles
  • Electric vehicles
  • Human exploration rover vehicles
  • Biology research
  • Chemistry research
  • Physics research
  • Forensics research

Our event is usually set up so that we can work with specific STEM-oriented classes as well as students on their lunch break or in their passing period. We typically support eight events a year, four per semester.

Fall 2021 STEM on the Road Schedule

We are BACK! Looking forward to seeing everyone in-person this fall at the following schools:

  • October 15, 2021: River Forest Middle/High School
  • November 12, 2021: Valparaiso High School
  • January 28, 2022: Kouts Middle/High School
  • March 25, 2022: Bishop Noll High School

Have Questions?

Contact STEM on the Road coordinator Susan Scachitti at (219) 989-2411.