I-A Game Theory and Collective Decision-Making Students will be placed in a paradox of decision-making simulation. Without collaborating, each group will take on the roles of City officials, competing for limited resources for their respective ‘wards’. This activity will teach a foundational economics and political-science theory, decision-making and negotiating skills and the ability to succeed in groups under stress. I-B College of Veterinary Medicine So you think you want to be a vet? Brief description of the profession followed by a tour of our teaching hospital. I-C Travel the World Have you ever had a friend from a different country? Are you interested in learning about another culture? Join us as we “travel “ to Asia – by getting a chance to play fun games, see pictures and videos from Korean or Japanese pop culture, and learn about and discuss cultural differences. We will learn how to make a snack and get to eat it, too!! I-D Explore History: Explore Media. Explore Opportunity What does it take to be an explorer? Join National History Day in Missouri for an interactive time travel experience where you make the decisions. Go beyond the fame of historic Missourians and choose for yourself whether or not they are true explorers. You also will find out how you can unleash your creativity and get ready for college by making your own documentary, exhibit, paper, performance or website that could take you to the national contest in Washington DC! I-E Discover the World of Circle, Square and Line Dance A sampling of each to learn folk, circle and square dances for the active teen. A great way to meet new friends. Learn the easiest line dance ever. Take the “Popcorn Challenge”, master the “Cotton Eye Joe” and don’t miss the Patty Cake Polka. MUST WEAR TENNIS SHOES OR SOCKS. NO HARD SOLED SHOES, FLIP FLOPS OR BARE FEET. I-F Train Your Brain to Control Your Life You can train your brain to better deal with the challenges life throws your way. Everyday challenging and stressful situations can come up at school, home, work and when out with friends. We often react to them without thinking, causing us to become a victim of our emotions, and we may do and say things we regret later. Learn to use your brain in a way that can help you take control of your thoughts, emotions, and actions to lead a happier healthier life…It’s your choice. II-A Creating your Personal Ethos This session will help you outline and define your values and interests so you can make more confident decisions and choices about what you get involved in. Are you so busy you don’t even enjoy what you are doing? This session may help with understanding how to say yes and no to involvement. II-B How To Think Like Leonardo DaVinci The heart of this seminar is the discussion of the Seven DaVinci Principles. These are drawn from an extensive study of the man and his methods. The good news is that Leonardi’s principles will probably be intuitively obvious to you. You do not have to try to invent them in your life, rather much like common sense, they need to be remembered, developed and applied to both your personal and professional life. Each of these seven principles will be delivered to the audience via interactive, hand-on and entertaining demonstrations. II-C Marketing Primer Learn how markets work through games and simulations. Be part of a team in market situations where you must make the right decision in order to make the most money. II-D Facing the Challenge As we expand our programs to include youth and adults of all age’s abilities, it is important that we are receptive to those who may have special needs. Experience the challenges faced by individuals with physical disabilities, and discuss how to adapt their current programs to be more inclusive. II-E Entrepreneurship-a-PALOOZA! Tools and Tips for Teens Starting a Business Participants will team up with their peers and meet with area professionals as they move through a series of fast-paced activities designed to accelerate young entrepreneurs in starting a business in 4-H, at school, on the farm, or at home. Take-away topics Include: a) finding an innovative idea; b) creating a business plan; c) exploring startup costs and financing options; d) applying technology tools, and e) turning ideas in actions. III-A 4-H Public Speaking Participants will be guided through the basics and finer points of writing and delivering a speech. Youth should come with a topic that they wish to speak about and bring resources if possible. III-B MCIA-Missouri Citizenship in Action-Legislative Branch Come learn how government works--from the inside. Missouri Citizenship in Action will put you in the action as you train with state legislators, Missouri House researchers and legislative aids! As legislators you will consider bill that affect the citizens of Missouri. You will have the opportunity to debate on the floor of the Missouri House of Representatives. If you prefer to learn about government by listening to a lecture, this is definitely not for you. Cast yourself in an exciting new role, with the experts and learn what it takes at MICA! DRESS WILL BE BUSINESS CASUAL SO PACK ACCORDINGLY!!! III-C MCIS Missouri Citizenship in Action-Judicial Branch Come learn how your government works…from the inside. Missouri Citizenship in Action will put you in the action as you train with Missouri attorneys, judges and legal staff to prosecute or defend the accused. As judges you will make decisions based on the merits of the cases. If you prefer to learn about government by listening to a lecture, this event is definitely not for you. Cast yourself in an exciting new role, with the experts, and learn what it takes at MCIA! DRESS WILL BE BUSINESS CASUAL SO PACK ACCORDINGLY. III-D Basic Sport Fishing and Fishing Experience Fishing at Little Dixie fishing spot that has bass, bluegill, catfish and crappie. Participants will have the opportunity to fish about 2 hours. Afternoon session will include Angling Skills; People and Fish; Tackle Craft, Aquatic Ecology, Equipment. PARTICIPANTS WILL BE WALKING TRAILS AROUND THE LAKE. APPROPRIATE DRESS WOULD INCLUDE; LONG PANTS ARE BEST PROTECTION FROM BRIERS AND INSECTS. GOOD WATER SHOES (WADING SHOES) WOULD BE BEST. NO FLIP FLOPS!!! YOU SHOULD WEAR A BILLED CAP AND EYE PROTECTION (SAFETY GLASSES, SUN GLASSES OR PRESCRIPTION GLASSES) WHILE FISHING. III – E Design and Build It! Learn about the design process through real world problem solving. As a designer, you will develop a concept structure for a pavilion. You will work as a team to create a physical model built to scale and a 3D model in the computer. Your team will present their prototype to the group in an immersive visualization laboratory. Get firsthand experience in the worlds of architecture, engineering, interior design and computer simulations. III-F Mobile Mapping in Conservation Participants will learn from MO Dept. of Conservation Agents how mapping and GPS technology assist in conservation methods in Missouri. Digital mapping using GPS units and/or geotagged images from mobile devices are methods to help tell the conservation story through maps. Participants will collect points and photos and present those points on their very own map by the end of the day. This will include a trip to Eagle Bluffs Conservation Area located 6 miles south of Columbia, MO. Participants are encouraged to bring mobile phones or tablets (not required) to participate. WEAR COMFORTABLE HIKING CLOTHES AND SHOES. III-G Solving “Crimes” using simulated body fluids We will divide into groups. In the morning, each group will make up samples from suspects and victims using grocery store materials, e.g., yellow food coloring and water for urine. In the afternoon, other groups wlll test the samples to narrow down who remains a suspect using biology and chemistry basic concepts.
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