The course seeks to establish a solid foundation of technical, creative, team work, and communication skills for future engineers through effective problem solving, analysis, and design techniques. Applications for summer 2024 will open November 15th, 2023 and close March 15th, 2024. ..(more)
- Listing Type: Summer Programs
- Destination: United States
- Program Delivery: Residential
- Provided By: College
- Session Start: June
- Session Length: Two Weeks
- Entering Grade: 10th, 11th, 12th
- Gender: Coed
- Category: Academic
- Sub-Categories: STEM, Environmental Science
- Selective: Yes
- Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
- Minimum Cost: > $3,000
- Career Clusters: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
- Credit Awarded: No
- Meeting: Schedule a Meeting
This course will give students an opportunity to learn about how different natural sciences intersect to help urban ecologists work together towards finding solutions for environmental and social challenges facing urban communities.
The application for summer 2024 will open on November 15, 2023 and close on March 15, 2024.
Students with a passion for the natural and social sciences, a love of the outdoors, and an interest in learning about urban ecosystems, will thrive in this adventurous, pre-college immersion program built for curious environmentalists who want to explore a human-nature connection.
Through a series of daily lectures and hands-on lab work, students will find themselves immersed in the world of field ecology and the research paradigm. Specific topics include hummingbirds, corvids, coyotes, osprey, trees, songbirds, and more. Artistic components of the course will include the production of a painted hummingbird cast.
Cost and Session Information
Two-week, residential, non-credit bearing
Session 1 Dates: June 23 - July 6, 2024
Summer 2024 cost is $5,800.