What is ISMuL?

ISMuL (Integrated Science Multi-use Laboratory) is part of the University of Puerto Rico’s Resource Center for Science and Engineering. Located at the University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo, this innovative, multi-level, multi-disciplinary and interdisciplinary project has been designed to promote the advancement of education in Science, Math and Technology using a variety of strategies and approaches. Funding for ISMuL comes mostly from NASA and Puerto Rico Space Grant (PRSG).

 

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Charles F. Bolden's Visit (NASA Administrator)

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NASA Administrator visit (Charles F. Bolden) - The University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo had the honor of receiving the Administrator of NASA this past Thursday 11 of December 2014. He offered a talk to the general public about the mission and vision of NASA. Which he also intended would serve for motivating the students to pursue careers in the fields of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics).

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PBL (Problem Based Learning) Workshop 2014

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PBL (Problem Based Learning) - This past December 5, 2014 the professor Angel Acosta led the PBL workshop. PBL is a new teaching method developed by the Department of Education of Puerto Rico for the use of teachers of all levels.

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Robotics and AEL Workshops 2014

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Robotics and AEL Workshops 2014 - In this first academic semester we offered multiple robotics and AEL workshops. here we have various images of what went down with students of all ages. The facilities of ISMuL and AEL part of the Puerto Rico Space Grant Consortium located in the University Of Puerto Rico at Arecibo were used for these events. These workshops have the goal of persuading young minds to pursue careers in the fields of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics).

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Climate Change Symposium 2014

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Climate Change Symposium and Solar Observation 2014 - In this symposium about climate change which took place in October 7 the following topics were discussed:

  • Climate Change by Dr. Rafael Méndez Tejeda
  • The Effects of Climate Change in the Economy by Dr. Martha Quiñones Domínguez
  • Renewable Energy by Dr. Hirohito Torres Díaz

A Solar Observation also took place that day after the symposium. Dr. Guillermo Nery and the Society of Astronomy of Puerto Rico were in charge of this event. Teachers and students of intermidiate, high school and college levels took part of these activities.

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Robotics Academy 2014

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ISMuL Robotics Academy 2014 - Since the 4th of October to the 8th of November a group of twenty-eight delicately chosen students were part of our Robotics Academy. Using the facilities of ISMuL part of the PRSGC (Puerto Rico Space Grant Consortium) located in the University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo. With the goal of persuading young students to pursue careers in the fields of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics).

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Maintained by José M. Rivera González.