STARS provides a number of learning and enrichment opportunities for secondary science teachers and their students. All STARS programs are available free of charge. Please remember to submit an online form or contact STARS at 214-648-9505 to register for any of our events.
Basic Science Symposia
Current topics in biomedical research are presented by UT Southwestern Medical Center faculty in two- and six-hour programs. Learn more
Exploring Club and Post
Students gain practical experience in science and medicine careers while engaging in activities that emphasize life skills, citizenship, character education, and leadership. Learn more
Science Outreach Programs
Teachers and students can utilize some of the educational resources available at UT Southwestern. Learn more
Teachers and students visit the UT Southwestern campus and affiliated hospitals to learn about scientific research and biomedical careers. Learn more
Summer Research Opportunities
Texas science teachers and current high school juniors students spend eight weeks working in a research laboratory. Learn more
Summer Science Camps in Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Middle School Science
The camps are designed to provide high school and middle school science teachers with experience and increase their confidence in laboratory exercises, and to give a head-start to students who will take the corresponding science classes the following school year. Learn more
Teacher In-Service Training
Special training sessions provide teachers with background information and classroom activities on various topics relating to the biological sciences. Learn more
Register for an upcoming event using this online form.