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LEx Labs
Learning Experience Laboratories or LEx Labs, located at the Baylor Research and Innovation Collaborative (BRIC) were created through a partnership between Education Service Center (ESC) Region 12, Baylor University and Huckabee, a planning and design firm that is exclusively focused on educational facilities.
The nearly-6,000-square-foot educational research facility represents the next generation of innovative classrooms and laboratories. The partnership will allow teachers and students to "test-drive" the Huckabee-designed learning spaces developed in the BRIC. During this time, Baylor researchers will observe both teachers and students, compiling data to evaluate the effectiveness of each new concept. Based on data col­lected, Huckabee will provide new or improved designs, with the most successful design elements eventually being deployed in school districts throughout the state. 
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  • STEM in Action Summer Camps 2018


    Camp 1 - Session #148539 - $300.00

    Camp 2 - Session #148543 - $300.00

    Camp 3 - Session #148545 - $300.00

    Photos of astronaut on left, lake at sunset on right. Outlines details of the camps listed below

    Join the fun as we investigate and gather data to make sense of our world. During each 5-day camp, teams of learners will collaborate in the selection a topic of study, development of a testable question, collection and interpretation of relevant data, and produce results /conclusions for presentation to the community. Learners will also able to interact with university and industry scientists/engineers as well as community members to experience the "jobs" related to STEM.

    • Camp Details:

      Microgravity (Camp 1) - July 16 – 20

      Is there gravity in outer space? What does microgravity feel like? Do objects behave differently in microgravity? Join the fun as we investigate the effects of a microgravity environment on everyday objects and activities.

      Day 1: Investigate the meaning of microgravity (micro-g)

      Day 2: Exploring behavior in micro-g environments

      Day 3: Designing experiments for micro-g environments

      Day 4: Team mission at the TSTC Challenger Learning Center

      Day 5: Mini-drop packages and team presentations


      Aquatic Science (Camp 2) – July 23-27

      What is a freshwater ecosystem? Is there really a difference among biota of lakes, rivers, and reservoirs? How does human activity impact freshwater ecosystems? Join the fun as we investigate the nature of freshwater ecosystems.

      Day 1: Investigating the various freshwater ecosystems

      Day 2: Exploring the Habitat-Organism Relationship

      Day 3: Basics of Ecosystem Biology and Experimental Design

      Day 4: Fieldwork (Waco Wetlands or Lake Waco)/ How Do I Fit In?

      Day 5: Data Management and Team Presentations


      Microgravity (Camp 3) REPEAT - July 30- August 3


      Access the Flyer with complete details for the camps. 

Baylor Research and Innovation Collaborative
100 Research Pkwy Waco, TX 76704
(See directions below.)
LEx Labs Office Manager:
Leslie Huntsman
(254) 297-1256

Huckabee Consultant
Dr. Jeff Turner
  • photo of outside Baylor Research Innovation Collaborative building
    From the South
    Travel north on I-35.
    Take Exit 335C (at McLane Stadium).
    Turn right at the red light and then take the first left onto Orchard Lane.
    Travel down Orchard Lane until you go under the overpass and turn left. 
    The BRIC is on the right.

    From the North
    Travel south on I-35.
    Take Exit 335C (at McLane Stadium).
    Turn left at the red light going under I-35 through the red lights and take the first left onto Orchard Lane.
    Travel down Orchard Lane until you go under the overpass and turn left .
    The BRIC is on the right.

    From Highway 6
    Travel north on Texas Hwy 6 which becomes Business 77 in Waco.
    Exit Orchard Lane and travel down access road.
    The BRIC is on the right.

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