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University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

News Bureau • Schofield Hall 201Eau Claire, WI 54702
phone: (715) 836-4741
fax: (715) 836-2900
Annual Science Institute
Offered at UW-Eau Claire
MAILED: May 11, 2001

         EAU CLAIRE—The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire’s Continuing Education will offer the 22nd annual Science Institute July 30-Aug. 3 for youth ages 12-16.
         The program is designed to provide opportunities for exceptional students to explore a science or science-related topic intensively for a one-week period. Students will learn about the knowledge bases of their courses, the methodology of scientific investigation in the laboratory and field, how to use scientific techniques and instruments, and how to apply the knowledge they gain.
         The courses offered include “Mastering Web Development”; “Introduction to Linux”; “21st Century Cartography”; “Hazards to Your Health: Air, Food, Pests and More”; “Cradle to Grave Perspectives: Site Contamination Investigation”; “Geology”; and “Psychology: The Science of Behavior.” A variety of after-class activities, including sports, crafts and cultural events will be offered as part of the institute experience.
         Students who are at or near the 90th percentile in math and science on standardized tests and are recommended by a science or mathematics teacher, coordinator for gifted/talented or a counselor are qualified to attend.
         Registration deadline is Friday, May 25. Cost is $525 for class and residential fees or $200 for class only.
         Contact Kim Nimsgern at (715) 836-3636 for more information or to obtain an application.

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Janice B. Wisner
UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
Schofield 201
(715) 836-4741

Updated: May 11, 2001