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KSSB Mobile STEM Unit - Read about this amazing visit to Jefferson Elementary in Iola, Kansas!

Schedule the KSSB Mobile STEM Unit

Schedule the Kansas State School for the Blind Mobile STEM Unit for an inclusive event for your next classroom event. Inclusive STEM experiences utilize access technology and simple adaptations to provide an opportunity that allows ALL students to explore, analyze, engage in trial and error investigations, and experience the joy of discovery.

The KSSB Mobile STEM Unit brings quality, hands-on, and interactive activities for classrooms which includes students who are blind or visually impaired.

Jon Harding bending down and talking to two boys as they were on creating a ramp
Student looking at fibers under a microscope with Molly Reardon

The goals for the KSSB Mobile STEM Unit are: 

  • Deliver Active, Learner-Centered Activities for Students in Kansas Communities
  • Model Collaborative Teaming
  • Create Pathways to Higher Learning
  • Have Fun!

Depending on the space, grade level, and identified goals, the STEM Activities may include Cubelets, Sphero, Rube-Goldberg, OzBots, drones, maker space equipment, and accessible technology.

For more information or if you want to submit a request for the KSSB Mobile STEM Unit to visit your area, contact Lydia Knopp at or Aundrayah Shermer at

hands hold and manipulating cublets
hands touching braillenotes braille displays and keyboards spread out on a table
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