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Center for Mathematics & Science Education, University of Mississippi

Oxford, Mississippi, 38677

Last updated on February 10, 2023

Grant awarded by
Library of Congress
Midwest(includes South Central states - AL, AR, LA, MS, and TN)
Organization Type
Congressional District(s)
At large
Fiscal Year Of First Grant
FY 2021 [10/01/20 - 09/30/21]
Contributing Organization(s)
University of Mississippi Library, Infinity Science Center, Toyota Experience Center
Organization description

The mission of the Center for Mathematics & Science Education (CMSE) at the University of Mississippi is to improve mathematics and science education in Mississippi by fostering interaction between academic and K-12 education communities, supporting the implementation of research-based methods in the classroom and promoting interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.

Project description
The Science Teaching with Embedded Primary Sources (STEPS) project is designed to expose K-12 science teacher to resources available through the Library of Congress and the Teaching through Primary Sources program. This project engages teachers in an initial two-day workshop to introduce them to primary source resources, tools, and ways to engage students in using primary sources to explore science content and phenomena.
TPS project focus
  • Teaching Materials
  • Workshops
Content focus
  • Engineering
  • Math
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Classroom teachers
  • Curriculum coordinators
  • K-5
  • 3 - 5
  • 6 - 8
  • 9 - 12
Population focus
Organization Contact
TPS Products