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         Summer 2014 Summer Research Opps: Health Sciences

Consider a Summer Research Program in the Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh

         Check it out! Technology Student Association Information

TSA offers camaraderie, co-curricular educational programs and competitions at regional, state and national conferences.

Other Great Sites!
         Ongoing Girls - Set Your Sights on Math, Science and Technology!

Careers, resources, games...

         2014 Classes/Workshops - Carnegie Science Center

...always has something going on - check it out!

Tours
         TBD Tour the STAR Center

For a virtual or a live tour - of training for intensive care, birthing suite, ambulance simulator,...

         Check schedule Tour Your Future

Want something interesting to do on Saturday after swim practice? Interested in investigating places for summer internships on your days off of school? Got questions? Need answers? Sign up for our upcoming tours below! Open to girls ages 9-17, There are new tours every semester so check back!

         Ongoing Green Buildings

See green building principles in action with a Green Building Alliance building tour.

         Ongoing Tour one of the most energy-efficient buildings in the country with a visit to the CCI Center in Pit

Students can discover the latest ways to save energy, from advanced lighting to our new Green Roof. Learn about solar panels and other renewables that provide power with adding to global climate change or pollution.

         March-October ALCOSAN - Ed Outreach & Treatment Plant Tour

What happens when the water goes down your drain? Tues-Thurs 9am-3pm 60-90min grades 4-12 at no cost call 412.732.8003 for tour

Camps & Classes
         2014 Zoo Camp

Students through 13 years - half day camps

         2014 Architecture for high schoolers

• Architecture Studio: Context & Composition July 7-18 (two weeks) Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. $450 ($410 members) Meets at Carnegie Museum of Art Explore Oakland and investigate sustainable practices in urban planning and building design. Develop building designs with consideration for surrounding context and environmental factors, such as wind, sun, and rain. Focus on design development and learn representation methods including drawing in plan and section, renderings, and model-making. All materials are provided.

• Architecture Studio: Emerging Materials & Technologies July 21-August 1 (two weeks) Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–3p.m. $450 ($410 members) Meets at Carnegie Museum of Art Discover emerging trends in architectural design surrounding new materials, technologies, and construction processes. Learn analogue and digital representation skills used by architects to communicate their work. Broaden your understanding of architectural practices and consider the roles of aesthetics and abstract design ideas in your own work and in great buildings from the past and present. All materials are provided.

         2014 Youth Media Programs @ Pittsburgh Filmmakers

Classes, camps and workshops are offered in a wide range of media including digital video, filmmaking, photography, animation and interactive media.

         Summer 2014 Camps @ Carnegie Science Center

When school is out, the Science Center is in! (Ages 12 and up!)

Trailblazers
This program will challenge you to solve a mock attack on Carnegie Science Center while exploring real STEM careers. Retrieve the clues and assess the risks using engineering, chemistry, and materials science skills. Will you blaze the trail to a new science profession?

Livin' It! A CanTEEN Camp (Girls only)
Are you a girl who loves working on experiments? Are you a techie wiz? Do you redesign things to make them your own? Think girls can do it better? Explore STEM careers through hands-on activities, challenges, and digital interactives. Connect with awesome women who work with STEM to make a difference in the world while making a living! Explore how your interests can lead you to an awesome future.

Educator in Training
Think you might like to join the Science Center education team? Come try it out for a week as you learn the skills necessary for working with children, then practice under the supervision of our instructors. This camp includes a child care and babysitting certification course, orientation, behind-the-scenes tour of the Science Center, and the chance to assist with one of our camps.

Minecraft Extreme
Use the popular cubed world of Minecraft to explore and build in a cooperative 3D world where you mine for resources, then refine, combine, and use them to build amazing creations. Campers will use the periodic table of elements and examine how elements combine to form molecules. Discover how basic survival techniques that are beneficial in the game apply to real life. Learn about 3D modeling and watch as we print our Minecraft creations on a 3D printer!

         June 2014 Computer Mapping Technology Summer Camp

Taking a break for 2013- check back next year! Summer camp at Washington College, MD, for 7th-12th graders interested in learning about computer mapping technology, also known as geographic information systems (GIS).

         June & July 2014 Health Career Scholars Academy

Students apply during their sophomore & junior year for the University of Pittsburgh Health Career Scholars Academy, formerly the PA Governers School for Health Care.

         Summer 2014 National High School Game Academy (NHSGA) is an intensive study of video game design/development

This program includes an exciting blend of hands-on exercises combined with traditional lecture and discussion. Modeled after Carnegie Mellon's graduate program in Entertainment Technology and corporate sponsored by Electronic Arts, the NHSGA is structured to give students a taste of the current state of video game development and guidance towards embarking on their own career in the video game industry.

         Summer 2014 CMU Computer Science

Local high schoolers (and exceptional middle schoolers) apply! Students interact with scientists, visit leading-edge companies, and dive into their own projects.

         Summer 2014 Pre-college @ CMU - ARCHITECTURE

For high school seniors - more than a camp - a whole pre-college experience in architecture!

         Summer 2014 Instant Robotics

Robotics For Kids - Beginner
Robotics For Kids - Intermediate
Video Game Design - Beginner
Ultimate Video Game Design - MOBILE
3-D Printing - Beginner
3-D Printing - Intermediate Animation Movie Studio For Kids - Beginner
It's A Mobile App World! (Mobile Application Design)

         July & Aug. Bayer Sustainability Camp (RiverQuest)

Students age 14 to 16 apply (scholarships awarded)! Explore water, energy and environmental sustainability.

         2014 Video Game Design - Online Workshop

Work with a professional - Gamestar Mechanic!

         June & July 2014 Environmental Science Camp @ Allegheny College

Two one-week environmental science opportunities - June 22-27 and July 6-11 for rising 10th and 11th graders.

Live in a residence hall, use scientific equipment, interact with environmental professionals and college professors and do hands-on environmental science/ecology research and activities. Application includes recommendation from a science teacher. Cost is $600 for room and board and supplies.

         2014 Labratz Summer Camps & Science Club

Summer camp and year-round explorations - check these out! students up through grade 8

         Summer 2014 Digital Video, Art and more!

Manchester Craftsmens Guild programs for middle & high school students in digital art and more!

         Summer 2014 Architecture and Design/Build Camps

Week long high school residency camp focused on architecture, environment and Fallingwater = Studio 1.
Studio 2 = 3 projects to prepare you for Architecture or Design School

         Summer 2014 iD Tech Summer Camps in Pittsburgh

Ages 7-17 specializing in game design using Mincraft and more, intro to programming through Scratch and Java, robotics,...
Weeklong, day and overnight programs held at 60 prestigious universities nationwide including Carnegie Mellon University, Stanford, Princeton, Harvard and more.

         July 2014 Carlow Camps for girls

High school girls:
Summer Science Nation - Is science for you?
Eco Camp - Want a green job?

         Summer 2014 Livin' It! A CanTEEN Camp

(Girls only, ages 13-14)
July 14 - 16
Are you a girl who loves working on experiments? Are you a techie wiz? Do you redesign things to make them your own? Think girls can do it better? Explore STEM careers through hands-on activities, challenges, and digital interactives. Connect with awesome women who work with STEM to make a difference in the world while making a living! Cutting-edge gaming to calculated experiments, explore how your interests can lead you to an awesome future. $235 members / $250 non-members (including materials fee

         You decide! Summer Camp CD for Middle Schoolers

The purpose of the middle school camp experience is to expose students to science content, techniques, and social impact by means of an exciting and relevant biomedical revolution. It is hoped that students will: 1) increase their science process skills across the disciplines; 2) enhance their appreciation of science and technology; 3) become more aware of southwestern Pennsylvania's role in cutting-edge biomedical science; 4) become more aware of educational and career opportunities.

         You decide! Complete Robotics Camp on a Disc!

Teachers, parents, mentors – you can run your own educational, fund-generating summer Robocamp using Carnegie Mellon Robotics Academy Camp-on-a-Disk CD-Roms. Watch the video overview to learn how...!

The Robotics Academy, an educational outreach of Carnegie Mellon University, has been operating LEGO® robotics camps (“Robocamps”) for several years. The formula that we’ve developed has been tested on thousands of children. By following the suggestions in this guide, you can take advantage of procedures that have proven useful in real camps. You also have the flexibility to customize camp operations to suit your own unique learning environment.

         2014 school year KidScience (Zoo)

KidScience is a year-long program designed to introduce middle school students to methods and principles related to conservation biology. KidScience students become part of the Zoo research team, and get hands-on experience doing real animal behavior research. Through this program, students gain an understanding of research methods and skills, cooperation, and teamwork, environmental stewardship, and they are exposed to animal and science-related careers. Activities include classroom lessons, data collection and analysis, behind-the-scenes tours, research projects, and animal encounters.

         June & July 2014 ALCOSAN Summer Science

A FREE week-long summer day camp for students in grades 4 & 5 (June 16-20 OR June 23-27) and grades 6-8 (July 7-11).

Do It Yourself!
         ongoing Free Online Classes for Everyone

World-class education for anyone, anywhere. Resources for students, teachers, home-schoolers, principals, adults returning to the classroom after 20 years.

Volunteering
         May - October Appalachian Trail Conservancy - Volunteer Trail Crew

Join a volunteer trail crew and spend a week or more helping to build and protect the Appalachian National Scenic Trail, America's premier long-distance footpath. We provide food, transportation, lodging, equipment and training, and the potential for unlimited fun. No previous trail experience is necessary - just a desire to work hard, live primitively in the backcountry and have a great time among friends.

Teachers - Continuing Ed
         Summer & online Robotics

Teacher Training Courses in Robotics - June, July & August.





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