EQT & the University of Pikeville

STEM Mini-Camp

Geology

 

ENTERING 5th or 6th Grade

July 10 & 11, 2017

Session Details

       Geology

o   Participants will investigate the process of the rock cycle by participating in hands on experiments and activities. Campers will be creating their very own models of metamorphic, igneous, sedimentary rocks by simulating the real-life process for the geologic formations. Students will also learn how to identify minerals by experimenting, observing, and analyzing individual mineral properties. Participants will use their identification skills of minerals to compete in a scavenger hunt!  In addition to the completed activity models, campers will also take home their own rock/mineral kit.

 

Purpose of the Camp

Attending this camp will help students realize that science and math are interesting, can be fun, and are constant and necessary parts of their lives. Instruction will be provided by highly qualified individuals. Students will have an opportunity to participate in activities that will further enhance their understanding of the scientific process.The STEM Mini-Camp will greatly increase the studentsí appreciation for science and math courses. It will also help students achieve academic excellence in these courses during middle/high school.

 

Location & Time

The University of Pikeville Campus & the Armington Science-Learning Center

Monday, July 10: 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Tuesday, July 11: 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

 

Lunch

Lunch will be provided by the University of Pikeville.

 

Registration

       The registration fee for the STEM Mini-Camp is $50.

        Applicants must complete and submit the required forms below.

        Be aware that it is not until your registration fee has been received that your registration is finalized.

        Registration fees that are not received within two weeks of an application submission will be moved to the bottom of the camp registration list.

        In the event that your application cannot be processed, the registration fee will be returned.

 

Director

Dr. Robert W. Arts

Phone: (606) 218-5476

E-mail: RobertArts@Upike.edu

Web: http://DrFizx.com