Students in the Brain lab
Students in the Brain lab
Students in the Brain lab

Advancing STEM-Community Engagement Through Neuroscience Discovery (ASCEND)

About ASCEND

ASCEND (Advancing STEM: Community Engagement through Neuroscience Discovery) is an educational program designed to address the national shortage in STEM career-oriented students by providing middle and high school students with innovative and fun lessons taught by trained neuroscientists. ASCEND incorporates classroom and lab visits, hands-on and virtual reality demonstrations, and the development of digital and web-based educational content.

NeuroExplorers


ASCEND's NeuroExplorers program is a semester-long neuroscience learning opportunity for students grades 6-8 made possible by the Florida Atlantic Stiles-Nicholson Brain Institute and the Stiles-Nicholson Foundation.

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Brain Sparks


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