Outreach


WIU's Summer Science Experience (Grade 9 - 12) VIRTUAL

WIU's Summer Science Experience is a unique summer camp opportunity for 9th -12th graders with an interest in science who want to explore careers in various scientific fields. This five day long program will provide instruction and scientific activities from a variety of disciplines. There will be no cost for this program as it is being offered as a learning experience for those interested, with the goal of keeping our students academically engaged this upcoming summer. 


Location  The program takes place VIRTUALLY. Classes will be held on zoom with up to 2 different sessions per day.
Dates July 6-10, 2020
Included in the program (Updated 5/28)
  • Astronomy 
  • GIS: Cloud-based Inquires
  • Biology Remote learning about WIU's Electron Microscopes and Design Experiments (Garden Plot)
  • Meteorology
  • Forensic Anthropology:  DNA extraction from a vegetable
Participation Criteria

Registrants are to be grades 9 -12.  Enrollment is limited to 10 students.

 

Registration:

Enrollment is limited to 10 students who are admitted on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

Western Illinois University is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including, but not limited to, minorities, women and individuals with disabilities. WIU has a non-discrimination policy that includes discrimination based on an individual’s membership in the following classes: sex, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and any other classes protected by state or federal law.

 

Rich

  • Richard Musser
  • Professor, Plant-herbivore interactions, molecular ecology
  • Western Illinois University

Andrea

  • Andrea Alveshere
  • Assistant Professor,Anthropology
  • Western Illinois University

Redina

  • Redina Finch
  • Professor of Meteorology
  • Western Illinois University

Esteban

  • Esteban D.Araya 
  • Associate Professor, Physics
  • Western Illinois University

Marcus Büker

  • Marcus Büker
  • Associate Professor, Meteorology
  • Western Illinois University

Chad Sperry

  • Chad Sperry
  • GIS Specialist
  • Western Illinois University

 

  • Renee Büker
  • GIS Specialist
  • Western Illinois University

 

  • Terri Tobias
  • Environmental Science
  • Western Illinois University


 

 


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Sally Adams
For Questions

sa-adams2@wiu.edu

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(309) 298-1911