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    Hollinsummer: Experiment and Explore-Biology and Environmental Research Symposium

    Hollinsummer: Experiment and Explore-Biology and Environmental Research Symposium


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Day, Residential
    • Destination: United States
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: July
    • Session Length: One Week
    • Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Girls Only
    • Category: STEM
    • Sub-Categories: Environmental Science
    • Selective: No
    • Minimum Cost: $500 - $1,499
    • Career Clusters: Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
    • Credit Awarded: No
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    Spend a week of your summer at Hollins University in our renovated Dana Science Building. Experiment and Explore is for all budding scientists! You’ll have experience in biology, chemistry, and environmental science along with being able to delve deeper into scientific topics that you are passionate about including forensic science, ecology, and health science.

    Programs Offered: Residential or day.


    SAMPLE DAILY SCHEDULE8 – 9 am: Breakfast

    9 – 10 am: Introduction to Fundamental Chemistry/Organic Chemistry/Biochemistry

    10 am – 12:30 am: Chemistry Experiment Lab

    12:30 – 1:30 pm: Lunch and break

    1:30 – 2:30 pm: Introduction to Biology

    2:30 – 2:45 pm: Break

    2:45 – 5:15 pm: Biology Experiment

    5:15– 6:30 pm: Dinner

    7 – 10 pm: Evening activities: crafts, movies, swimming, and more