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MEDIA ADVISORY: UT Tyler Discover Science Summer Camp

July 19, 2007

The University of Texas at Tyler will hold the Discover Science Summer Camp for students in grades 6 – 8 July 23 – 27.


The camp will include exposure to chemistry, physics and mathematics through the use of forensics, green science and aerospace science.


Christina Ragain (ray-gin), UT Tyler chemistry lecturer, will direct the camp.


“This is a unique opportunity for these students to visit UT Tyler and participate in a week-long science enrichment program,” Ragain said.


For interviews or more information, contact Beverley Golden, 903.566.7303 or Hannah Buchanan, 903.565.5769.


Discover Science Summer Camp Schedule:

July 23

  • 9 a.m. – Noon: chemistry “Magic Show,” safety video.
  • 1 – 5 p.m.: physics and mathematics – study motion.

July 24

  • 9 a.m. – Noon: forensics and chromatography.
  • 1 – 5 p.m.: green science (testing soil for chemicals); recycling paper.

July 25

  • 9 a.m. – Noon: identification of unknown chemical.
  • 1 – 5 p.m. motions and waves.

July 26

  • 9 a.m. – Noon: chemistry and mathematics alchemy; acid to react to zinc.
  • 1 – 5 p.m.: rockets.

July 27

  • 9 a.m. – Noon: spectroscopy.
1 – 5 p.m.: optics.


Contact:
Beverley Golden
903.566.7303
 
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