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Summer Science Institute 2020

For twenty-two summers, middle school students (6th, 7th, 8th grade) have the opportunity to explore fun applications of math and science in an exciting, hands-on, team-oriented atmosphere on the Auraria Campus.

The cost of this program is $400. 

In each session, the Metropolitan State University of Denver faculty will teach morning and afternoon classes based on Colorado content standards in an integrated setting.

Students will be provided lunch each day, and a day-long field trip to Elitch Gardens to study physics will conclude each two-week camp.

Daily attendance is required. All activities are supervised.

Limited need-based scholarships are available. If you have any questions, please call 303-615-0293 or email ssi@msudenver.edu.


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2020 SUMMER SCIENCE APPLICATON AND CONTRACT

 

 

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Summer 2020 Sessions

HALF DAY SESSIONS

Session 1  June 1 - June 12
Morning Session  8:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Afternoon Session 12:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Session 2 June 15 - June 26
Morning Session  8:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Afternoon Session 12:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Session 3 July 6 - July 17
Morning Session  8:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Afternoon Session 12:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Session 4 July 13 - July 24
Morning Session  8:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Afternoon Session 12:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

 

FULL DAY SESSIONS

Session 2 June 15 - June 26
8:15 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Session 3 July 6 - July 17
8:15 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

 

 Need Based Scholarships Are Available

FULL DAY PROGRAM

The Center for Advanced STEM Education is piloting a full day program to better serve working families.  This program will offer more in-depth coding instruction, provide cultural enrichment adding the arts (A) to the STEM experience and additional activities.

Coding

Students will use Java programming to draw simple pictures and shapes, play songs, and program Lego MindStorm robots, Arduino sensors, actuators for real-world applications.

Art

A quote from physicist Richard Feyman "Scientific creativity is imagination in a straitjacket." Art will be taught by Barbara Veatch to inspire creativity and innovation.

Cultural Studies

Students will visit Confucius center and learn Tai Chi, Origami, Chinese Calligraphy and Paper Cutting.

Physical Activity

Climbing Wall.     

Our program is funded in part by

 

 

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