Registration open for UAF’s middle and high school academy
The Alaska Summer Research Academy at the University of Alaska Fairbanks will accept applications from Feb. 1 to April 15 for its middle and high school programs.
The academy will be held each day from July 23-Aug. 3, 2018. Students accepted into the summer program will spend two weeks with a small group and two instructors exploring a topic in science, engineering, math or technology. The program is offered through the UAF College of Natural Science and Mathematics.
The middle school program is for students who will be in grades six to eight in the fall of 2018. The high school program is for students who will be in grades nine to 12 in fall 2018. Financial aid may be available for qualified students.
There are five middle school modules:
- Astro History: Dueling over How the Heavens Go
- Discover the Red Planet
- Filming Permafrost Adventures
- Prehistoric Planet
- Robotics: Sea, Land and Air
There are four high school modules:
- Air, Water and Soil, Oh My! — Analyzing our Arctic Environment
- Science Storytelling Through Digital Design
- Time Sleuths — Archaeology in Interior Alaska
The Time Sleuths module includes a six-day expedition.
For the application and more information, visit www.uaf.edu/asra/.
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