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UA Science, Mathematics, Technology and Engineering Summer Camps by thr14539

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									Science and Mathematics Education Center (SAMEC)                   September 13, 2007


      UA Science, Mathematics, Technology and Engineering Summer Camps

Arizona Youth University
http://www.ceao.arizona.edu/child/index.html
Summer camps in all subjects for students K-12. Offered by different departments at the
UA. (UA Office of Continuing Education and Academic Outreach)

Astronomy Camps on Mt Lemmon
http://www.astronomycamp.org/
Hands-on experience with research-quality telescopes and interaction with leading
scientists for teens, adults and educators. (UA College of Science)

A Summer of Excellence
http://soe.honors.arizona.edu/
The University of Arizona's premier summer program for academically talented high
school students and is open to both Arizona residents and out of state students. (UA
Office of Continuing Education and Academic Outreach)

Biotechnology Laboratory for Arizona Students and Teachers (BLAST)
http://www.eebweb.arizona.edu/faculty/moran/HSBiotech/blast.htm
Through hands-on activities, students learn about genomics and gene function, molecular
biology, evolution, bioinformatics, and computational biology. A three-week research
experience for high school students and teachers. (UA College of Science)

Earth Camp for Grades 7-9
http://www.desertmuseum.org/kids/camp_page.php
This two-week thinking camp includes overnight adventures, day trips, live animal
presentations, and a Mars habitation simulation at the UA. Contact Amy Orchard, 520-
883-3083. (UA College of Science and Arizona Sonora Desert Museum)

Earth Camp for Grades 9-11
http://www.desertmuseum.org/kids/camp_page.php
You will explore global changes in climate, water and landscapes and the effects on
sustainability. This ten-day residential camp includes stays in UA dorms, campouts, and a
visit to San Carlos, Mexico to study marine life. Contact Amy Orchard, 520-883-3083.
(UA College of Science and Arizona Sonora Desert Museum)

FORENSICS: The SCIENCE Detectives
http://biotech.arl.arizona.edu/education/FORENSICS/index.php
Students entering the 11th and 12th grades, as well as students entering the freshman year
of college are exposed to "real-life" career possibilities in a multitude of disciplines
represented in forensic science. (UA Bio5)

MedCAMP
http://www.opa.medicine.arizona.edu/medcamp/




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A free, three-day summer health careers residential camp for Arizona high school juniors
and seniors considering a career in medicine, nursing, research or pharmacy. (UA
College of Medicine)

MedStart Summer Program
http://www.medstart.arizona.edu/
Med-Start is a summer academic enrichment program for any Arizona high school
student interested in a health career. Students live in UA dorms and attend classes for 5
weeks. (UA College of Medicine)

Summer Engineering Academy (SEA)
http://www.engr.arizona.edu/sea/
A summer program at the UA College of Engineering where high school students use
Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Rapid Prototyping to design and build aerodynamic
cars. (UA College of Engineering)

Summer Mathematics Camp I (Apache Math Camp)
http://math.arizona.edu/outreach/ApacheMathCamp.html
Students experience what mathematics research is like by doing "exploratory" problems.
Program open to 7th and 8th graders from White River Jr. High. (UA College of Science)

Summer Mathematics Camp II
http://math.arizona.edu/outreach/JuniorHighMathCamp.html
Mathematically talented middle school students have the chance to directly experience
research mathematics while interacting with math faculty and students. (UA College of
Science)

Summer Engineering and Robotics Camp
http://www.engr.arizona.edu/robotics/
Secondary school students work in a design team to build roverbots. A five-day camp.
(UA College of Engineering)

Summer Institute on Medical Ignorance (SIMI)
http://www.ignorance.medicine.arizona.edu/simi.html
High school students work full-time in various medical laboratories and clinics at The
University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, doing research on such subjects as
cardiovascular disease, genetics, cancer, neuroscience and preventive medicine. (UA
College of Medicine)

Technology Enrichment Programs
http://www.eller.arizona.edu/k-12/
AZ TechCats, DigiDudes, and TechDivas offer opportunities to explore technology in
fun ways. Grades 1-4, and 5-8. (UA College of Engineering)

All UA Summer Camps
http://www.arizona.edu/community/summer-programs-kids.php



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