Summer program for rising seventh and eighth graders

MdBio Foundation will partner with Montgomery College to provide an opportunity for middle school students to experience laboratory science, science careers and Maryland bioscience organizations.  The Young Science Explorer Program (YSEP) is a 30-hour summer workshop geared towards students entering the seventh and eighth grade in Fall 2015. Students will be engaged in a weeklong…

Middle Schoolers Meet Local Scientists to Explore STEM Careers

Renata Burnett was at a loss for words when her daughter, Valentina, completed the Young Science Explorers Program (YSEP), a youth science camp for Maryland students entering the seventh and eighth grade. “Valentina really liked the camp. It meant a lot to her,” said Burnett about her daughter’s involvement, “She could not wait to be…

*Calling All Science Educators*

Check out the upcoming AAAS Project 2061 Assessment Workshops in Washington, DC. This is an interactive three-day workshop that outlines Project 2061’s approach to science assessment. There are two sessions available, May 30-June 1 and October 17-19, 2012.  Click on the link below for more information, including registration.

 

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Johns Hopkins Summer Jobs/ Youth Programs

Johns Hopkins has great youth programs to introduce science and medicine into the community.  Through their Project R.E.A.C.H/Community Education Programs, Johns Hopkins has been giving students opportunities to get hands-on experience in areas that they may not have had connections to otherwise. They also have an excellent summer job program (JHSJP) that is a paid…