Lead Institution: SIUC STEM Education Research Center, Carterville, Illinois
Located in a small town setting surrounded by multiple economically challenged, rural communities. Agricultural, mining, manufacturing, and river industries finance most of these communities. This area, however, is located within the Shawnee National Forest which provides opportunities for outdoor recreation and the study of nature. Southern Illinois University Carbondale, is a research university that is active in outreach, community support and promotes the importance of STEM.
cartersville , Illinois 62901 Southern Illinois University - Carbondale