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Mobile Technology Trailer Programs

Mobile STEM Programs

September - June

Middle School and High School

(Grades 5-12)


Overview: Utilizing a Mobile Science Lab equipped with cutting edge renewable energy technologies, the DSE program travels to your school providing FREE STEM-based educational programming to grades 5-12 throughout central Indiana. DSE programs are designed and presented outdoors (with the exception of hazardous weather conditions) in order to introduce your students to science in the natural world. All programs are aligned with Indiana State Science Standards, and Excellence in Environmental Education - Guidelines for Learning (Pre K - 12). These programs feature hands-on, experiental outdoor scientific investigations, and can be tailored to suit individual class needs and the local environment. 


Scheduling: To schedule a program, contact the Center's Education Coordinator, Virginia Ranly ( or email the Center (  Please indicate the desired program, grade level, and number of students/classes involved. 


DSE programs are conducted within the following time frames:

Block period (80-90 min) 
Traditional class period (45-60 min)


Grade Range: 5th-12th grade students and teachers in Marion, Boone, Hamilton, Madison, Hancock, Shelby, Johnson, Morgan, and Hendricks Counties. Schools further from Indianapolis may also be visited upon request. Please contact CEES - - for more information. 


Program Availability: We are currently scheduling for the Fall 2019 & Spring 2020 Programming Season. If you would like more information regarding program topics, or if you would like to book the DSE program for your school please contact CEES -


Programs Topics: CEES staff members are currently developing DSE programs that cover an array of topics in the areas of environmental science, ecology, energy (including renewable energy), and weather & climate. NEW programs are continually being developed, so check back often for topics and availability. If you do not find a topic that suits your needs, please contact CEES - - for more information. 


Mobile STEM Programs

Energy Environmental Science
The Energy of Storms Aquatic Biodiversity
Solar Energy Forest Ecology
Wind Energy Coming Soon! Soil Biology & Respiration Coming Soon!
IUPUI Faculty Research Programs 
Glacial Movements and Land Use - Dr. Kathy Licht
Water Availability in Arid Regions - Dr. Lixin Wang
Meromictic Lakes - A Study of Climate and Community - Dr. Broxton Bird Coming Soon!



Contact Us:
Center for Earth and Environmental Science
723 West Michigan Street, SL 118
Indianapolis, IN 46202