ABOUT BRAIN STEM

BRAIN STEM 2020-05-11T15:19:40+00:00

Monday, August 3 – Friday, August 7, 2020
Camp for middle school students.

BRAIN STEM: Brilliance, Resilience and Achievement in STEM is designed to provide students with experiences to develop an ability to persevere through challenges and realize academic opportunities in STEM. BRAIN STEM fosters team-oriented collaboration to work on academically enriching, motivating, and engaging tasks. Throughout the duration of the camp, students will be engaged in rich inquiry tasks, problem-based learning, STEM projects, keynotes, and team building exercises.

 

Camp Objectives

Students will:

  • Collaborate as a team to complete a multi-faceted STEM project.
  • Navigate through a myriad of innate STEM related problems.
  • Gain pertinent background scientific content knowledge and analytical skills for future related STEM classes, tasks, and competitions.
  • Identify obstacles and challenges in their lives.
  • Formulate a written plan to accomplish future identified goals and a community/global STEM initiative. Within this plan, students will identify their brilliance, resilience, and achievement.
  • Develop a presentation with their team detailing their plan and share it with their peers. Each student will contribute equally to the presentation.
  • Increase academic excellence through student engagement.