Gordon GYSTC

  • Gordon State College
    419 College Drive
    Barnesville GA 30204

  • Dr. Valarie Ages-Lockett

  • 678-359-5842

  • valariea@gordonstate.edu

Opened in 1997, as the Gordon and Museum of Aviation Georgia Youth Science & Technology Center is a Regional Center for GYSTC, Inc. which is a private, not-for-profit educational organization designed to increase interest in and enthusiasm for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) for serious study, particularly among elementary and middle school teachers, students and parents in typically underserved areas in the state. Gordon GYSTC is located in Barnesville, Georgia on the campus of Gordon State College. Among the many educational programs they offer elementary and middle school teachers and students, some favorites include the STARLAB Planetarium Water Quality and Conservation, Study of electricity using PowerTown, and Family Science Nights.. The Center provides a variety of professional development programs and STEM kits for K-8 teachers and students.

 

SCHOOL SYSTEMS WE SERVE:

Butts County Crawford County Lamar County

PROGRAMS OFFERED

Educator Programs

In-Class Field Trips

An in-class field trip is a unique experience for the classroom teacher and the students class to view science from a different perspective.

Professional Learning Workshops

These one-hour sessions cover a variety of topics to enhance the teaching capabilities of educators.

STUDENT PROGRAMS

In-Class Field Trips

An in-class field trip is a unique experience for the classroom teacher and the students class to view science from a different perspective.

Family STEM Nights

Join one of our Virtual STEM Nights! Everyone in your family can participate. Activities are appropriate for K-2, 3-5 or 6-8, depending on the session you join.