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Holiday Science Camp

 

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  Dates for 2019-2020: Monday, September 30      All about THE OUTDOORS!  Students will spend the day learning about plants and insects. Activities will include flower dissection, University Greenhouse tour, Ashley Schiff Preserve Nature Walk (weather permitting), activities using chia seeds, how to grow their own vegetables at home using hydroponics and beetle races!
  Wednesday, October 9 All about THE HUMAN BODY!   Students will spend the day learning about the different organ systems that make up the human body.  They will perform experiments that will test their senses, demonstrate how multiple body systems interact with each other, and much more.
  Monday, November 11 All about THE SOLAR SYSTEM!  Students will spend the day learning about the different components of our solar system. Activities will focus on the sun, moon, stars & constellations, and the planets. 
  Wednesday, February 19
All about MARINE BIOLOGY!
  Tuesday, April 7 All about NATURAL DISASTERS! - CANCELED
  Thursday, April 9 All about THE OUTDOORS! CANCELED- Students will spend the day learning about plants and insects. Activities will include flower dissection, University Greenhouse tour, Ashley Schiff Preserve Nature Walk (weather permitting), activities using chia seeds, how to grow their own vegetables at home using hydroponics and beetle races!
Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm

Fee: $65 per day; see instructions below

Eligibility: For students in 5th, 6th, or 7th grade in the 2019-2020 academic year.

Maximum Enrollment:

24 Students
Registration Form: Register  here .

 

These academic programs will complement the students' science curriculum at school and challenge them to think, research and experiment. Each program will be laboratory- based, but will involve reading, writing and group work. Each day’s activities are based on a specific theme.  Students will participate in experiments, create crafts and watch demonstrations.  Students participating in these programs should be interested in science, inquisitive, and willing to work hard to learn something new!

Previous camps have included projects and experiments in the fields of biological and physical science including the human body, marine biology, the solar system, motion, sound, electricity, and kitchen chemistry. 

Programs that don't meet enrollment requirements will be cancelled 1 week prior.  Please enroll early!!!  

Payment:   Fee is $65 PER SESSION. PLEASE SEND A SEPARATE CHECK FOR EACH SESSION.  Checks should be made payable to the “ Research Foundation of SUNY” and mailed to:

Institute for STEM Education
092 Life Sciences Building
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-5233

 

Program Director:    Kristen Vadasz

For additional information or questions, please call (631-632-9750) or e-mail  istem@stonybrook.edu .