Science Skills Center

Science Skills Center To know science you must do it like music, art and sports and then get good at it with practice like you do for music, art and sports. Take a tour.

Mon. to Sat. 11.00 AM to 3.00 PM. Admission $15.00. Group tours too. [email protected]

Operating as usual

07/19/2019

SUMMER CAMP 2019

For students 14 year and above
Preparing Students for medical and paramedical professions.

Via a complete hands-on course in Basic and Applied Microbiology.
This course is taught entirely in a lab.
Students will Receive a Certificate Of Completion upon Successful Completion Of the Course.
Four week camp runs from July 30 to August 23, 2019
Classes meet Tuesday through Friday
from 12.00 noon to 4.00 P.M.

Cost $300.00 per student.
Cost includes a comprehensive laboratory manual, all needed lab supplies such as media, slides, cover slips, all needed glassware, use of instruments such as microscopes, autoclave, pH meter, conductivity meter, balances, centrifuges, burners, hot plates with magnetic stirrer etc.

Payable Via your Visa Or Master card

Open house and registration July 25, 2019 from 4.00 P.M to 6.00 P.M.
Location: 729 S. Western Avenue, Chicago Illinois USA 60612
Phone: 312-404-5353
e-mail: [email protected]

07/19/2019

SUMMER CAMP 2019

For students 14 year and above
Preparing Students for medical and paramedical professions.
Via a complete hands-on course in Basic and Applied Microbiology.
This course is taught entirely in a lab.
Students will Receive a Certificate Of Completion upon Successful Completion Of the Course.
Four week camp runs from July 30 to August 23, 2019
Classes meet Tuesday through Friday
from 12.00 noon to 4.00 P.M.

Cost $300.00 per student.
Cost includes a comprehensive laboratory manual, all needed lab supplies such as media, slides, cover slips, all needed glassware, use of instruments such as microscopes, autoclave, pH meter, conductivity meter, balances, centrifuges, burners, hot plates with magnetic stirrer etc.

Payable Via your Visa Or Master card

Open house and registration July 25, 2019 from 4.00 P.M to 6.00 P.M.
Location: 729 S. Western Avenue, Chicago Illinois USA 60612
Phone: 312-404-5353
e-mail: [email protected]

10/13/2015

Here is a natural way to promote science designed after the way how a child learns naturally.

Soon after birth an infant begins to learn by observing, listening and touching everything that surrounds the infant. The infant keeps on using this ability as he or she gets older and begins to learn from his or her expanded environment.

Capitalize on this innate ability to teach the growing child all about science by exposing the child to how science is actually done and not as it is written in books. Once the child sees the how and the what part of science, the books will make sense to the child also.

In this system of teaching science, put the instruments and the procedures first and why those instruments and procedures are used for what purpose. Once the science in action is seen, books begin to make sense and serve as reference material to learn more of science.

Try it. Just show how science is done in the lab.

The way science is taught in schools, most students do not find it engaging.Here is a true story of a physics class I at...
10/13/2015
Bringing hands-on science vs book science.

The way science is taught in schools, most students do not find it engaging.
Here is a true story of a physics class I attended as an observer. The topic of the day was light.
The students came and were told to sit down and open their
book on the chapter of light and read quietly to themselves. In the meantime, the teacher also opened his book and read quietly to himself the same chapter.
At the end of about 40 minutes the teacher asked the students if they had any questions.
No one had any questions and the class ended and I walked away wondering why no one saw the light.
If this is the modern way of teaching, please do not copy it.
Instead show the class what happens to light when it passes through a prism or a concave or a concave lens or when a beam of light enters a dark room and shows all the dust particles suspended in the air.
That is called the Tyndall affect. This principle is employed in the dark field microscopy where a bright beam of light when hitting an object produces secondary deflected light which is captured by the microscope producing a bright shining image against a totally dark background. Quite a sight to see like the stars shining against a dark sky!
If you want your children to learn this kind of science, bring them to the Science Skills Center see: http://www.scienceskillscenter.org where we have classes as well as after school and week end workshops.
We also have a head start program preparing students for jobs and careers in Medical and Paramedical professions, food, pharmaceutical, cosmetics and fermentation industries, including agriculture and environmental issues.
To get more information and for registering and schedule of workshops and classes send us an e-mail at: [email protected].

Stop running from science because you find it difficult. Science Skills Center has changed all that, reducing science to mere 150 simple concepts and skills which you readily learn at the Center in a hands-on fashion enabling you to become a versatile, knowledgeable person with wide open career path…

Throughout my teaching career I have seen students struggling with science even up to and during their PhD exam. yet the...
05/24/2015
LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES OUTSIDE OF SCHOOLS Internships & Research opportunities

Throughout my teaching career I have seen students struggling with science even up to and during their PhD exam. yet they were able to explain their research which they were involved with personally. That gave me the idea that whatever one is personally involved with, one deciphers it, learns from it, and grows with it.

At that juncture I realized that the reason students are struggling with science is not because they are not intelligent but because the way we are teaching it. We need to teach them with science instruments not with books, lecture or store bought kits. That way they will get intimately involved with the instruments learning what they are, what they do, and in what situations they can use them to get what results.

The idea for establishing the Science Skills Center came out of such observations and I have seen the results of teaching science starting with the instruments. With this approach, I have not found anyone who did not get hooked onto the instruments and through them to science. Even school and college dropouts and persons "branded" as learning disabled were no exception.

The ability to observe and tinker with things is in all of us, why not capitalize on it and that is what Science Skills Center does.

During the coming summer the Science Skills Center is offering internships and research opportunities which will give the participants a head start for jobs and careers in medical and paramedical professions, food, pharmaceutical cosmetics and fermentation industries, including agriculture and environmental issues. Why not join and put summer to good use! See: http://www.scienceskillscenter.org/gpage10.html for details.

Stop running from science because you find it difficult. Science Skills Center has changed all that, reducing science to mere 150 simple concepts and skills which you readily learn at the Center in a hands-on fashion enabling you to become a versatile, knowledgeable person with wide open career path…

12/04/2012

It is easy to run away from studying science when they teach you science via books. We at the Science Skills Center do not teach science that way. We teach science via letting you use the science tools and instruments scientists use to do science. With this first had experience science not only begins to make sense but becomes down right enjoyable.

At the present time we are the first of this kind of science Skills Center in the United States and we want to make it possible for other countries to have similar science centers for their students so they learn science instead of running away from it.

For now we are asking you to visit this link: http://news.medill.northwestern.edu/chicago /news.aspx?id=149281

and then like us on facebook.

People interested in opining such centers in their countries can also message us via facebook.

12/04/2012
Retired scientist spreads the joy for science

It is easy to run away from studying science when they teach you science via books. We at the Science Skills Center do not teach science that way. We teach science via letting you use the science tools and instruments scientists use to do science. With this first had experience science not only begins to make sense but becomes down right enjoyable.

At the present time we are the first of this kind of science Skills Center in the United States and we want to make it possible for other countries to have similar science centers for their students so they learn science instead of running away from it.

For now we are asking you to visit this link: http://news.medill.northwestern.edu/chicago/news.aspx?id=149281

and then like us on facebook.

People interested in opining such centers in their countries can also message us via facebook.

Story URL: http://news.medill.northwestern.edu/chicago/news.aspx?id=149281 Story Retrieval Date: 11/27/2012 7:29:27 PM CST

12/04/2012
Retired scientist spreads the joy for science

It is easy to run away from studying science when they teach you science via books. We at the Science Skills Center do not teach science that way. We teach science via letting you use the science tools and instruments scientists use to do science. With this first had experience science not only begins to make sense but becomes down right enjoyable.

At the present time we are the first of this kind of science Skills Center in the United States and we want to make it possible for other countries to have similar science centers for their students so they learn science instead of running away from it.

For now we are asking you to visit this link: http://news.medill.northwestern.edu/chicago/news.aspx?id=149281

and then like us on facebook.

People interested in opining such centers in their countries can also message us via facebook.

Story URL: http://news.medill.northwestern.edu/chicago/news.aspx?id=149281 Story Retrieval Date: 11/27/2012 7:29:27 PM CST

12/04/2012
Retired scientist spreads the joy for science

It is easy to run away from studying science when they teach you science via books. We at the Science Skills Center do not teach science that way. We teach science via letting you use the science tools and instruments scientists use to do science. With this first had experience science not only begins to make sense but becomes down right enjoyable.

At the present time we are the first of this kind of science Skills Center in the United States and we want to make it possible for other countries to have similar science centers for their students so they learn science instead of running away from it.

For now we are asking you to visit this link: http://news.medill.northwestern.edu/chicago/news.aspx?id=149281

and then like us on facebook.

People interested in opining such centers in their countries can also message us via facebook.

Story URL: http://news.medill.northwestern.edu/chicago/news.aspx?id=149281 Story Retrieval Date: 11/27/2012 7:29:27 PM CST

12/04/2012
Retired scientist spreads the joy for science

It is easy to run away from studying science when they teach you science via books. We at the Science Skills Center do not teach science that way. We teach science via letting you use the science tools and instruments scientists use to do science. With this first had experience science not only begins to make sense but becomes down right enjoyable.

At the present time we are the first of this kind of science Skills Center in the United States and we want to make it possible for other countries to have similar science centers for their students so they learn science instead of running away from it.

For now we are asking you to visit this link: http://news.medill.northwestern.edu/chicago/news.aspx?id=149281

and then like us on facebook.

People interested in opining such centers in their countries can also message us via facebook.

Story URL: http://news.medill.northwestern.edu/chicago/news.aspx?id=149281 Story Retrieval Date: 11/27/2012 7:29:27 PM CST

12/04/2012

It is easy to run away from studying science when they teach you science via books. We at the Science Skills Center do not teach science that way. We teach science via letting you use the science tools and instruments scientists use to do science. With this first had experience science not only begins to make sense but becomes down right enjoyable.

At the present time we are the first of this kind of science Skills Center in the United States and we want to make it possible for other countries to have similar science centers for their students so they learn science instead of running away from it.

For now we are asking you to visit this link: http://news.medill.northwestern.edu/chicago/news.aspx?id=149281 and then like us on facebook.

People interested in opining such centers in their countries can also message us via facebook.

08/14/2010

Don't sign up for science classes at any school, college or university without first visiting the Science Skills Center. Tours Mon through Sat. 11.00 AM to 3.00 PM. Admission $15.00. 729 S. Western Avenue, Chicago IL 60612. Group tours also available. Make reservations. [email protected]

08/14/2010

Science Skills Center now open to the public. Only place where you learn
real hands-on science from its beginning to now complete with all the basic
instruments scientists use to do science. Start by taking a tour of the Center
open Monday through Saturday from 11.00 A.M to
3.00 P.M. 729 S. Western Ave. Chicago. Admission $15.00. Contact:
[email protected]. Group tours also available. Make reservations

08/14/2010
Site summary - our educational philosophy

Science Skills
Center believes in integrating
knowledge and then teach it in a hands-on fashion. Integration gets the minutia out leaving the functional essence of the subject reducing Science to mere 150 simple concepts and skills. Learn these first to
understand the rest of science. That is what the Science
Skills Center
does. Take a tour Mon through Sat.11.00 am to 3.00 pm. Admission $15.00. Group tours also available. Make reservations.
[email protected]

One of the common complaints of our students studying in our subject based educational system is

08/14/2010

Science Skills Center now open to the public. Only place where you learn real hands-on science from its beginning to now complete with all the basic instruments scientists use to do science. Start by taking a tour of the Center open Monday through Saturday from 11.00 A.M to 3.00 P.M. 729 S. Western Ave. Chicago. Admission $15.00. Contact: [email protected]. Group tours also available. Make reservations.

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729 S Western Ave
Chicago, IL
60612

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Opening Hours

Monday 11:00 - 15:00
Tuesday 11:00 - 15:00
Wednesday 11:00 - 15:00
Thursday 11:00 - 15:00
Friday 11:00 - 15:00
Saturday 11:00 - 15:00

Telephone

(312) 243-7716

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