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Description

If you are applying for a scholarship, please do so before registering for camp. A link to the scholarship application can be found at: https://sites.google.com/vt.edu/summer-camps-2022/home?authuser=0

This camp is designed to help curious, young teens (rising 7th – 9th graders) explore different types of sciences, including ones not normally taught in middle school and high school. Relevant, fun, hands-on activities will be taught by our nationally recognized Virginia Tech professors and staff. Topics include:

  • Neuroscience—the adaptive brain!
  • DNA form and function
  • Battle of the bacteria—a game of survival  
  • Making a solar battery
  • Paleontology—the evolution of ancient life forms
  • Serious fun with physics
  • Nanoscience and Bucky balls
  • Food microbiology
  • Crime scene investigation
  • Creative coding
  • Game theory and experimental economics
  • Behavioral genetics: How our genes and our environment interact with one another
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