College of Natural and Health Sciences
School of Biological Sciences
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Six-week summer course introducing motivated high school students to STEM (science, technology, engineering & mathematics) concepts through integrated, engaging experiences. Coursework helps clarify interests and build critical STEM skills. Consent of instructor, letter graded, participation fee required.
(3 lecture, 2 laboratory) Investigation of physical science concepts, emphasizing their application to the physical world. (LAC, gtP)
Prerequisite: ENG 122. Techniques of problem identification, literature survey, data interpretation and synthesis and technical reports. (LAC, gtP)
(1 lecture, 2 laboratory) Science teachers will learn how to apply the microcomputer as a tool in the classroom for interfacing with equipment, data management, software evaluation, record keeping and word processing.
Prerequisites: two of the following courses: BIO 265, ESCI 265 or SCI 265. A look at the nature of scientific inquiry by investigating scientific breakthroughs in each of the four areas of science: biology, chemistry, earth sciences and physics.