Professional Learning for Educators 
and Quality Student Programs

We believe Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics are all creative, hands-on, and exciting subjects.  Being curious about our world, and worlds beyond, is central to the human experience.  It is our hope that all people have the chance to celebrate this basic human instinct and be able to understand and influence the world around them. 

News and Information

2014 FIRST LEGO League (FLL) Tournament

Ten teams from Central and Western Upper Peninsula competed in the 2014 FLL Tournament for Upper Elementary and Middle School Students.  The teams prepared for six weeks to judges on FLL Core Values, Robot Design and Programming, and a Project presentation.  In addition, each team had four opportunities at the Robot Performance table to have their robot complete as many of the table missions as possible in 2 1/2 minutes.

Coder Dojo Launches

Coder Dojo 906 will take place at the Seaborg Center every Tuesday from 4-6.  This program is focused in helping area youth experience the power and creativity of modern programming software. Space is limited and if you would like more details on how your child can participate, please contact the Seaborg Center.


Donating to the Seaborg Center

All donations to the Seaborg Center are used to support student programs, such as the U.P. Science Olympiad Regional Tournament and scholarships for the College for Kids Program. Donate now or contact the NMU Foundation at 906-227-2627. 

Weekend College for Kids

Weekend College for Kids will be held on the following Saturdays from 9 a.m - noon: February 7, April 4, April 25, 2015. 

Register ONLINE or contact the Seaborg Center at 227-2002


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The Michigan Math and Science  Center Network

The Seaborg Center is one of 33 regional Centers in the Michigan Mathematics and Science Centers Network. These centers provide leadership, curriculum support, professional development, and student services to educators in local school districts.

The centers also serve as a resource clearinghouse for educational materials and information, and work to foster community involvement in the areas of mathematics and science.

The Mathematics and Science Centers Network supports the delivery of high quality mathematics and science education for the students of Michigan.

Upper Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative


The Seaborg Center has formed a partnership with the Upper Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative that supports a network of area teachers to begin projects that will create stewards of our community. This state-wide initiative supports project-based and place-based education for our students and will have significant impact for everyone involved. 

Promoting STEM education

The Seaborg Center hosts meetings with local community leaders to discuss how to increase STEM college and career readiness as a part of the Michigan STEM Partnership.  Recently approved grant funding has been made available for the Superior STEM Hub.  General grant information, Request for Proposal, and Application is now available.