K-12 Learning

Proud Member of STEM Forward

STEM Forward is a part of the Southeast Service Cooperative. With the Mission to promote STEM excellence in our K-12 Schools and Vision to inspire the future of a STEM ready workforce.


7th Grade Tours

7th grade classes come to The Hormel Institute for a special tour of the Institute. They meet scientists, see hands on experiments, and see where scientists work!


Middle School Scientist Visits

The Hormel Institute scientists go to different middle school science classes and talk about biomedical research, science careers, and more!


Science Fair

The Hormel Institute scientists help judge the science fairs. Winners of local science fair and their families get a special one on one tour of The Hormel Institute.