Summer Science Camps

 
2013SummerScienceCamp

MidAmerica Nazarene University invites high school science teachers and their students to participate in a one-day summer science camp.

Dates: May 29, June 2, 4, 5, 9, 10, 2014
Time: 8:00 a.m.—4 p.m.
Cost: $75; includes lunch and materials for all participants.

Select one of the three topics*:

  1. Myths or maxims? Is that really true? How do we know?: Use scientific practices to examine ideas from the news, social media and other popular sources. Students will choose working with a variety of MNU professors in exploring the science behind the headlines in physics, chemistry and biology.
    8:00 am to 3:00 pm, Osborne Hall, MidAmerica Nazarene University, Olathe, KS
    May 29th or June 2nd

  2. The Universe from Big to Small: Explore the amazing universe from quarks to living things, to distant galaxies. Students will choose working with a variety of MNU professors exploring the scale of our universe in physics, chemistry and biology.
    8:00 am to 3:00 pm, Osborne Hall, MidAmerica Nazarene University, Olathe, KS
    June 4th or June 5th

  3. Wildlife Biology Camp: Explore wildlife (birds, reptiles, insects, plant life, etc) present in local prairies and woodlands through field demonstrations. Learn about methods of locating and collecting plant and wildlife specimens, observing behaviors, and analyzing diversity of organisms. Students will emerge with new skills and ideas about how to learn about wildlife in the outdoor and lab setting. Come prepared to spend time outdoors.
    7:00 am to 4:00 pm, Osborne Hall, MidAmerica Nazarene University, Olathe, KS
    June 9th or June 10th

*Each topic is offered twice and is one day long.

Questions? Contact Gary Andersen
ggandersen@mnu.edu
913.971.3668
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Registration for 2014 is now closed.

 

 

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