About

We believe in the magic of science and we want to share our passion for science with students and their teachers everywhere.

After all, the next generation of scientists who will discover new cutting-edge treatments, or solve some of the important global health issues we face, are today’s students.

To support Key Stage 3/third and fourth level science teachers, we’ve created a unique STEM education programme filled with free teaching resources to inspire students and add real-world appeal to lessons.

We’ve packed our programme with engaging, inspirational films, focused Independent learning tasks and creative Lab activities.

 

Science in the Summer™

We want children to discover the wonders of science and consider a career in science one day. That's why we offer Science in the Summer™, a free STEM education program that helps elementary school children grow to love science. Through classes held in public libraries and other community-based organizations, the program gets kids excited about learning science with hands-on experiments.

In 2017, more than 25,000 students participated in GSK’s Science in the Summerprogram. The program was established in 1986 in Philadelphia, PA, and then offered in the Raleigh-Durham, NC metro area in the summer of 2008. The program expanded nationally in 2017 to an additional 25 sites across the US.

Science in the Summeris administered by the Franklin Institute, and the University of North Carolina’s Morehead Planetarium and Science Center in cooperation with participating libraries and community centers.

Summer 2018 will be out of this world!

This summer, thousands of students across the country will learn about the Science of Space focusing on the sun, the stars, Earth’s moon, space travel and more when GSK Science in the Summer returns to local libraries and community centers for its 32nd year.

Through active, hands-on learning, elementary school students in second through sixth grades will learn that, through knowledge, education and hard work, worlds beyond ours are attainable – all while they learn the basic STEM skills that will prepare them for academic and professional success.

To see how GSK Science in the Summer is helping children "grow into science" across the country, visit http://doingmoreforus.gsk.com/en-us/map-regions/

Who are our partners?

In the USA, GSK is proud to have a long-standing relationship with the Franklin Institute and the  Morehead Planetarium. Together through our programmes, we provide year-round science enrichment and career development to diverse students. We also support the Philadelphia Science Festival, which offers thousands of young people the opportunity to speak to a scientist and have hands-on scientific experience.

If your school is located near to one of our USA sites email us at gskstemeducation@gsk.com to request a free visit. Please note that these visits are subject to availability and are very popular so may not always be available.