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AgDiscovery 2022: Investing in the Future of American Agriculture

Learn about careers in plant science, including entomology (the study of insects), plant pathology (the study of plant diseases), botany (the study of plants), agronomy (the science of soil management and production of field crops), and animal science. Students learn field and laboratory research techniques from university professors and practicing entomologists, botanists, plant pathologists, and…

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Kyran Anderson Academy

The Science House 909 Capability Drive (Suite 1200), Raleigh, NC

Kyran Anderson Academy is a one-week summer enrichment program for rising third through sixth graders designed to enhance students’ enthusiasm and preparation for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) with a particular emphasis on reaching underserved and students historically underrepresented in STEM disciplines. Students actively discover the wonder of STEM through inquiry-based activities, field trips, presentations, and career…

Taking Flight (Imhotep Academy)

The Science House 909 Capability Drive (Suite 1200), Raleigh, NC

It’s time to soar with Imhotep Academy! Taking Flight will explore the mathematical principles of aeronautics, including lift, thrust, and drag. Students will put their learning to the test when they pilot drones, first in a simulator and then using real drones. Students will use their math skills to understand how airplanes work. Participants will…

Synthetic Biology Teacher Workshop

NC State Thomas Hall, Raleigh, NC

This five-day-long workshop for biology teachers will provide hands-on training in basic recombinant DNA technology and synthetic biology. Workshop participants will employ mini-versions of standard laboratory equipment to implement a series of molecular and synthetic biology methods to generate a recombinant DNA construct. The techniques covered in the workshop include plasmid DNA isolation, gel electrophoresis,…