Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Advanced knowledge camps at LSUS, cheap

This just in from LSUS:

The College of Sciences will host four summer sessions in June to help high school students gain a better understanding of the nature and rewards of career opportunities in the fields of mathematics and science.
Any high school student entering ninth through twelfth grade may register for any or all of these sessions. The fee is $20 per session and pre-registration is required. Session dates, times and topics are listed below. For more information or to register by phone, call the LSUS Division of Continuing Education at 798-4177. Registration is also available online at www.ce.lsus.edu. The deadline for registration is Tuesday, June 3, 2008.

Computer Science – June 9 - 13, 2008 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Topics: Software Development, Cyberspace and Cyber Command, Bioinformatics, Virtual Worlds and
Computer Games.

Mathematics – June 9 - 13, 2008 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Topics: Why Mathematics is Fun, Why Mathematics is Not Fun, Mathematical Art and Jobs in Mathematics

Chemistry/Physics – June 16 - 20, 2008 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Topics: Astronomy, Astrophysics, NASA and Planetariums, Engineering & Robotics, Careers in Chemistry,
When a Bachelor’s Degree is Not Enough, Where Biochemistry Can Take You – Medical School and
Other Options

Biology – June 16 - 20, 2008 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Topics: Pre-Med and Medical Careers, Careers in Environmental Science and The Red River Watershed,
Biotechnology and the Electron Microscope, Organismal Biology (with a Field Trip to the Red River
Education and Research Park), Forensic Entomolog

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