How to Apply What’s it like? What prior participants have to say Gather the information listed below, and complete the easy online application before April 5, 2013. about the camp: “I liked that we did hands-on activities. I learn better when I get to experience it rather than just taking notes.” “The best things about the camp were the food, getting to interact with girls from other schools, and being able to experience other ways of thinking with the assistance from the instructors.” “Any time I had a question, the instructors and teaching assistants helped and made sure I understood.” “I really liked the fact that before this camp I was unsure of what college I wanted to attend and my career plans, but now I’m pretty sure of what I want to do thanks to being able to discuss it freely with experienced people.” “I had a lot of fun. Thank you very much for the opportunity!” What you need to tell us about yourself: Physics Camp for Dallas-I SD Girls Join us for physics, food, fun and a free calculator! • your name, address, phone number, and email address • if a DART pass is needed to get to the camp • your preferred internet networking tool (facebook, email, etc) • your school, grade, and current science and math courses, plus the science and math courses you are signed up for next year • name of current science and math teachers • a short (one to two paragraph) essay describing a situation that prompted you to work hard. Was it a personal challenge? A problem to be solved? Access the online application: http://www.napequity.org/stem/hthh-physics-camp-disd Meet with young professionals and learn about future career options in STEM-related fields (science, technology, engineering and math)! June 17-28, 2013 This FREE summer physics camp can help you brush up on your math skills, learn to use your new calculator, and fill some summer days with learning and fun. Sponsors: Posey Family Foundation Registration is Easy! Go online before April 5, 2013 at: What is the Program? The Physics camp centers on teaching problem-solving skills enabling you to do well in science, especially physics. During the two-week program, the days will be split into segments so that you will be able to switch from listening to talking to doing hands-on work. Math and technical segments will support the work done in the science segments. In addition to lab activities, you may visit physics and engineering labs as well as have the opportunity to meet college advisors. http://www.napequity.org/stem/hthh-physicscamp-disd Who is Eligible? This program is available to female students attending DISD high schools. • By the end of this year, you must have completed either Pre-AP Algebra II or Pre-AP Precalculus. • You must be signed up for your first physics class next year. • You should be entering your junior year (exceptions will be made for students who will be taking physics during their sophomore year). When June 17-28 *9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Monday through Friday *Please note campers must arrive by 8:45 a.m. on Friday, June 21 for a field trip. Where Irma Lerma Rangel Young Women’s Leadership School 1718 Robert B. Cullum Blvd. Dallas, TX 75210 Lunch, calculator, and transportation will be provided. DISD school bus routes will run from local area middle schools to Rangel. Also, Rangel is located close to the MLK DART Station on the Green Line. DART buses stop in front of the school and passes can be provided. • You must be able to attend all 10 days of the camp. What’s in it for Me? Our goal is for you to take two years of physics and pass an AP Physics Exam your senior year. This program will help you acquire and/or review the skills you’ll need to make that happen. • Everyone who completes the program receives a TI-84 graphing calculator along with instruction in its use. • In addition, students who currently participate in the free or reduced lunch program will be paid a stipend. (Payment of this stipend depends on attendance and active participation).
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