Enrich young minds through Science in the Summer

Science in the Summer logoWhat is it?

GlaxoSmithKline’s Science in the Summer is a free science education program that helps elementary school children in the greater Philadelphia area “grow into The Franklin Institutescience.” Through classes held in your local public library, the programgets kids excited about studying science with hands-on experiments.

Science in the Summer is sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) in partnership with The Franklin Institute and local libraries.

Please check back for 2014 Course and Registration
information by May 1, 2014.

2014 Course Descriptions


More than 1300 Children, Volunteers and Guests Celebrated
GlaxoSmithKline's Science in the Summer Day at The Franklin Institute

About the Program

In our research labs, GSK scientists are working to understand the basis of common diseases and why people respond differently to medicines. This knowledge will help GSK discover and develop new medicines to improve the quality of life. For more information, visit http://www.gsk.com/research.html.

Enriching young minds through Science in the Summer!