Massachusetts Association 
of Science Teachers

Summer Science Academy at Bridgewater State University Center for the Advancement of STEM Education

Friday, March 10, 2017 2:03 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

The Center for the Advancement of STEM Education at Bridgewater State University is excited to offer the Summer Science Academy.  The Academy offers one-week science classes for students entering grades 6-12 in the fall of 2017.  This unique program allows students to work as scientists and is designed to inspire students about science while providing them with the foundations necessary for further scientific exploration.  Summer Science Academy students are immersed in science courses and conduct hands-on investigations in their selected class.   All classes focus on the importance of science communication as students lead presentations on the last day of class.  Limited need based scholarships are available.

Below are the dates and names of the classes.

Dates

Classes

Grade levels

 July 10-14

Enduring Everest: An Engineering Challenge

Entering grades 6-8

So You Want to be a What? Exploring Careers in Medical Sciences

Entering grades 9-12

July 17-21

Shipwrecked: Exploring the STEM of Maritime Archaeology

Entering grades 6-8

Biotech Career Rotations I: Real-world Techniques to Answer Real-world Problems
 

Entering grades 9-12

July 24-28

Forensics Institute of Bridgewater

Entering grades 6-8

Biotech Career Rotations II: Real-world Techniques to Answer Real-world Problems

Entering grades 9-12

 

Course Descriptions can be found on our website  http://microsites.bridgew.edu/case/summer-science-programs

Classes for students entering grades 6-8.  The program fee of $400 per week covers all course expenses including lab supplies and materials.

Classes for students entering grades 9-12. The program fee of $490 per week covers all course expenses including lab supplies and materials.

The fee does not include lunch or transportation. A limited number of seats are reserved at a discounted rate for children of BSU faculty and staff. Registration is on a first come first serve basis.


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