Join the California Northstate University (CNU) Summer Science Program experience to develop new skills, explore career pathways and experience life on a college campus!
Registration Deadline: June 12, 2017
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CNU Summer Science Program participants will connect with a diverse cohort of educators and interact with a group of highly motivated peers.
Tuition and Fee: High school students can enroll in a half-day weekly program for $250.00 or full day including both sessions for $475.00
The Science of Forensics
Lead Faculty: Dr. Heather M. Brown and Dave Menshew
Join team CSI-CNU in an interactive laboratory experience that will allow you to immerse yourself in the challenges and complexities of crime scene investigation. You will work as a team to solve the mystery of a realistic crime scene. As a CSI-CNU team member, you will gather evidence, study the clues, analyze the data and, maybe, solve the crime. Appropriate for middle and high school students!
Get Bright with biotech: The Biology of Fluorescence
Lead Faculty: Dr. Heather M. Brown
Learn about the exciting field of biotechnology through hands on laboratory experiences! Students will engage in lab techniques commonly used in academic and industry labs while exploring applications in biomedical and agricultural fields! These Activities include: Disease diagnosis, DNA transformation (we will use a gene from a jelly fish, to make bacteria glow) and testing food for genetic modification using polymerase chain reaction (PCR)! Several college student interns will also be present to discuss their college experiences and careers in the health sciences. Appropriate for high school students 9th grade and up!