ALCOSAN is committed to continuously providing innovative and creative programming that encourages students, professionals and communities to increase awareness of the wastewater treatment process and sustainability.

National Engineers Week

Every year ALCOSAN celebrates National Engineers Week in February with outreach and programming for students in grades 6 – 12. This is a perfect time to recognize engineers and allow students to explore the design process through a designated STEM activity.

For more information about this event, please email soevents@alcosan.org.

Pre-K Explore Day (3 to 6 years old)

Thank you for your interest in ALCOSAN’s Pre-K Explore Day.   We have reached max capacity and registration is now CLOSED.

 

Explore Day is a fun opportunity for preschool age kids to explore the science of ALCOSAN during Early Childhood month. We will provide an interactive overview to our youngest learners by introducing them to basic science concepts. 

This event will be held virtually via Zoom on Saturday, April 17, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

If you would like to participate in our next Pre-K Explore Day, click here.

Earth Day

In honor of Earth Day, April 22, 2021, ALCOSAN developed a signature activity that focuses on the environment. The Green Infrastructure Digital Brick Building Challenge, which is designed for grades K-5.

This activity will be available virtually the week of April 19th -23rd. To request this activity please fill out our request form.

Frankie’s Science Days

New this year, ALCOSAN’s Frankie’s Science Days, a series of virtual, interactive STEM workshops designed to give students a sneak peek into Summer Science camp. 

We will provide various hands-on activities during each workshop for students who are currently in second and third grade and live in the service area.

Participants can attend up to four workshops, three are offered in August and one in October. Each workshop is approximately 3 hours long.

If you are interested in Summer Science camp but not yet eligible, this program is for you. 
For more details and registration, please click here.

National Chemistry Week

ALCOSAN celebrates National Chemistry Week in October for students in grades 6 -12. Chemistry is an important part of the wastewater treatment process and students will explore various hands-on activities.

Disability Mentoring Day

Every October ALCOSAN participates in Disability Mentoring Day (DMD) to provide students an insight of hands-on career exploration and mentoring opportunities available through our partnership with Bender Consulting.

Storm Drain Stenciling Program

ALCOSAN’s Storm Drain Stenciling Program is designed to educate people about the potential for storm drain contamination and the pollution of local waterways. Scholastic Outreach provides step-by-step instructions to help participants obtain permission to paint stencils on storm drains. It provides all supplies along with notices to be given to residents. For more information, please email the Scholastic Outreach Department or call 412-734-6293.

 

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