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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
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.
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
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