Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Office of Student Access

Javelina Halliburton STEM Labs (HaSLabs)

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The aim of the Javelina Halliburton STEM Labs (HaSLabs) is to provide STEM engagement opportunities to enhance high level critical thinking and problem solving skills in the science, technology, engineering, math and geoscience fields to first-generation, low-income and underserved high school and undergraduate students. The Javelina Halliburton STEM Labs (HaSLabs) is a collaborative partnership between the Frank H Dotterweich College of Engineering, the Office of Student Access and Distance Learning & Instructional Technology. The labs include learning spaces for coding, robotics and virtual reality. Project leads are Dr. Joon Oh, Dr. Amir Hessami and Dr. Maria Martinez.

STEM Educator Resources

The resources provided here are lesson plans that were created by the Halliburton STEM Labs team which has been utilized in our classrooms with our students. This information is intended for Educators to assist them in the areas of Coding, Robotics, and Virtual Reality. Each lesson plan also has relatable Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills or TEKS Codes. If you are in need of technology resources for your classroom; the Halliburton STEM Labs have Sphero Robotics and Oculus Quests available for teachers to reserve by completing the  Reserve Technology Resources form. For questions or additional information, please contact Mr. Thomas Weis at Thomas.Weis@tamuk.edu. You may also contact us with any recommendations you have that other educators could use and we will add it to our resources.

Reserve Technology Resources





STEM, Coding, Robotics and Virtual Reality Resources

This STEM repository is intended to help teachers, college faculty, parents and students find useful resources. Categories include curriculum, educator professional development, career exploration, technology resources, and college exploration. For questions or additional information, please contact Mr. Thomas Weis at Thomas.Weis@tamuk.edu.