STEM on the Road

STEM on the road logo is pictured.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.

Stem students reviewing a project are pictured.
Stem students experimenting are pictured.
STEM students are pictured.

Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 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 COMPLETE
  • November 12, 2021: Valparaiso High School COMPLETE
  • February 18, 2022: Lake Central High School WEATHER DELAY, RESCHEDULED to FALL 2022
  • March 4, 2022: Kouts High School/Middle School COMPLETE
  • March 25, 2022: Bishop Noll High School COMPLETE

We are now taking reservations for Fall 2022 and Spring 2023 STEM on the Road events. If your High School/Middle School is interested in securing a date, please contact us soon.

Have Questions?

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

STEM on the Road is organized by PNW’s College of Engineering and Sciences and College of Technology.