Summer STEM learning opportunities available for students entering grades 6-8
The University of Houston is offering summer learning opportunities for students who will enter grades 6, 7 and 8 in the fall of 2014. Both programs promote science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education and are provided through the University of Houston.
• ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer
• Science Camp at the University of Houston
The two-week camp promotes STEM education and supports historically underserved and under-represented students with limited opportunities. Students attend the camp free of charge and are provided room and board, meals and camp activities. The camp dates are June 15 through June 27. The application deadline is April 4, 2014. For more information, visit www.theharrisfoundation.org. To obtain an application, visit www.theharrisfoundation.org/sitecontent/663/university-of-houston/category/466/embhssc-universities.aspx.
The Bonnie J. Dunbar STEM Academy at teachHouston
The academy supports middle school students who have an interest in STEM and introduces them to college life. The program is taught by an award winning faculty at the University of Houston. Two one-week sessions are available: July 14-18 and July 21-25. Students may select to attend one or both sessions. The application deadline is April 25, 2014. For an application and more information, visit www.phys.uh.edu/news-events/stories/2014/0310-stem-academy.php.
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