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Joint Science and Technology Institute (JSTI), Albuquerque

Dates: June 9-21, 2019 at the University of New Mexico

The JSTI, Albuquerque (JSTI-ABQ) is a two-week, fully-funded, residential STEM research program for current high school students in New Mexico. The purpose of the program is to inspire and encourage students to pursue careers in STEM fields, increase STEM literacy, and expose students to the importance of STEM through hands-on, relevant research.

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ARC/ORNL High School Summer Math-Science-Technology Institute

Dates: July 6-19, 2019

The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC)/Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) High School Summer Math-Science-Technology Institute is a two-week summer program that provides high school students in the Appalachian region the opportunity to partner with ORNL scientists on projects in science, math, and research-related computer technology.

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ARC/ORAU Oak Ridge Middle School Summer Science Academy

Dates: July 13-19, 2019

The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC)/Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) Middle School Science Academy is a week-long, residential, hands-on science academy sponsored by ARC and ORAU focusing on math, science and technology for middle school students.

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Oak Ridge Robotics Academy

Oak Ridge Robotics Academy is a week-long, summer day academy where middle school students work in small teams to design, build and program robots, as well as tour Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

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Forensic Chemistry

Dates: June 19-20, 2019 and June 27-28, 2019

During the Forensic Chemistry Mini-Academy, students will learn how forensic chemists help to solve cases. We will have exciting labs in collecting evidence, chromatography, fingerprinting, shoe imprinting, blood typing, and analyzing hairs and fibers! Students will ID the skull and identify the owner of the skull!

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Joint Science and Technology Institute (JSTI)

Dates: July 27-August 9, 2019

JSTI is a two week residential program in Maryland for current high school students that exposes them to scientific research through hands-on projects. This program enables students to work with real-world scientists and increase student awareness of career opportunities in STEM-related fields. There is also a one week component for middle school students.

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Tennessee Science Bowl

Dates: February 2020

The Tennessee Science Bowl brings together student teams from across the state to compete head to head for bragging rights, cash prizes, and to represent Tennessee at the National Science Bowl in Washington, D.C. The annual event is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge Office; ORAU, ORISE, and other organizations.

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Other Student Workshops

Learning workshops for students are also offered in the summer months. Programs vary each year, but in past years kids have had the opportunity to strengthen their math skills, learn about 3D printing, and create animated stories and games while learning programming concepts with Scratch.

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