About Pyramid STEM Showcase

Free to the public, the Pyramid STEM Showcase provides an opportunity for youth, parents, government, industry, educators and organizations to come together to learn and share.  Expected outcomes would be:

  • Provide touch and feel exposure to technologies
  • Encourage interest in STEM to k-12 students
  • Identify STEM-related programs for k-12 and college students
  • Encourage adult interest in particularly information technology as well as all STEM careers
  • Educate everyone on aspects of technology in their day-to-day lives

There are so many organizations that have STEM-related programs, products, services, classes or careers that we all need to know about.  Many might be free or low-cost.  There is also a disparity in the minority and African American communities as it relates to awareness of the various aspects of STEM.  The Pyramid STEM Showcase is the opportunity to get the word out – not just on paper, but with hands-on displays that excite and peak the interest.  So, I’m sure that you have something to share – and we want you there.  If so, complete the attached exhibit application.

As an initiative of DHEx Enterprises, the Pyramid STEM Showcase, we welcome anyone considering supporting the Showcase as a volunteer or as a program sponsor, who can assist with a gift of a STEM-related giveaway or a donation towards the giveaways, programming or marketing.

Pyramid STEM Showcase 2016

We want to thank our participants and the Greater Exodus Baptist Church, Called to Serve CDC and other sponsors

Pyramid STEM Showcase 2016 Sat front

Showcase 2016 Sat back

Pyramid STEM Showcase 2015

Thanks to our sponsor – Customers Bank – Who provided 100 Free flash drives!!

Our confirmed participants included:

  • TutorDelphia – Robotics Lessons
  • Philadelphia Technician Training Institute
  • Red Hen Productions – video editing and Classcraft
  • Arcadia University Physical Therapy students
  • Call to Serve CDC – Hour of Code in Computer Lab and Paper Airplane Competition
  • Lucien Crump Gallery Art Education Resource Center – plant demonstration
  • Black Inventions exhibit
  • Murrell Dobbins High School – robotics, graphics and plumbing demonstrations
  • Sorfs Inc. – Computer hardware demonstration
  • Walters Family – Simple machines
  • Camille Williams – Children’s IDs
  • Joseph Heard – Science 2.0 Radio Show – radio intro (12-1:30)
  • Phila. School District Parent Resource Center (invited)
  • Children’s Zone – science projects and crafts
  • Educational Entertainers
    • Mr Robert Kenyatta – Congo Drumming
    • Cleveland and Samuel Lynch – Words From A Childlike Heart
  • Vendors:
    • Color Book Gallery children’s books
    • Boy Scout Troop 303 – Food sales
    • Nukae Designs – Jewelry

A Pyramid STEM Challenge Initiative and A Philly Tech Week Event

 Pyramid STEM Showcase 2014 Wrap-Up

We had a great time.  With over 300 attendees, there was plenty for everyone to do.  There was continuous sessions repeated in the computer lab for the Hour of Code, and throughout the event attendees learned chess, robotics, science, engineering, aeronautics, etc.  In addition the giveaways got technology into everyone’s hands: 100 people received free flash drives, 7 got Tablet computers, 1 Blackberry Pi, 5 Solar Robotic kits, and other giveaways.

This link will take you to an album of photos provided by Red Hen Productions

 

2014 Interactive Exhibitors & Activities included:

•TutorDelphia – Robotics, chess & 3D copying training
•Healthlink International – Programs
•Make It Happen – Video production, documentation & coding
•Wilco Electronic Systems – wireless internet & education programs
•Citywide Math & Science Institute – Study strategies
•Blacks In Hockey – history exhibit
•Lucien Crump Gallery Art & Resource Ctr- Youth science demonstration
•MathNasium – Mental math tricks
•Computer Lab – Hour of code training – Zion Technology Ministry
•Children’s zone – hands-on science & Cyber Play Day
•Black Inventions – history exhibit
•Philadelphia Doll Museum – exhibit
•Assoc. of Women in Forensic Science – programs
•Society of Women Engineers – programs
•Business Center for Entrepreneurship – programs
Customers Bank – Sponsor
Vendors:
DHEx Enterprises & Color Book Gallery – Books, Medical Products & Gifts
Bold Urge – Clothing & Accessories
Zion Scouts & Ministries – Food sales & programs
Adjoa Culture Gifts

3 comments on “About Pyramid STEM Showcase

  1. Interested in seeing if someone could come and speak to students at Philadelphia Mennonite High School about this event. Any videos or examples to get them excited about attending.

    • We have rescheduled the event for April 5th, same time and place. Right now all of the spots are reserved for the original participants and they had to be STEM-related. I have room on the information table for handouts and could always use more volunteers. Thanks. Deborah Gary

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