Fifth Grade Students Visit RTP for Hands on STEM Learning

Monday, April 18, 2016
By: Macy Maness, Crop Science, a Division of Bayer, Corporate Communications Intern
5th grade students making science make sense

At Bayer, we are committed to providing one million hands-on science learning experiences to children by 2020. On Friday April 8, over 115 fifth grade students from Helena Elementary School were invited to the RTP site where they were introduced to the importance of science-based learning through Making Science Make Sense activities and tours of the greenhouse and Bee Care Center.


Check out some of the photos below from their visit!


Bayer hands-on Making Science Make Sense Experiments
Bayer employees use hands-on Making Science Make Sense Experiments to educate students on the importance of science, creativity and critical thinking.

Making Science Make Sense students learn about pollination
Students from Helena Elementary School using cheese puffs and coffee filters to learn how pollination occurs.

5th graders do MSMS Sticky-Icky experiment
Students learned about the role polymer chains play in the Borax solution through the MSMS Sticky-Icky experiment.

Helena Elementary School tour Bayer Bee Care Center
Fifth grade students from Helena Elementary School toured the Bayer Bee Care Center and learned about the importance of bee health.

Bayer employee volunteers with MSMS 5th graders
Bayer employees honor their commitment to STEM education through the Making Science Make Sense Program experiments.

To see more about our work in STEM and Ag education check out www.MSMS.Bayer.us/MSMS or search #MakingScienceMakeSense on Twitter.


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