Programs & Events in Saginaw County

Programs & Events in Saginaw County

SVSU Mobile Research Lab

Elementary, Middle & High School visits

- Now scheduling for Spring 2018
- For more information and to request a visit, please go to www.svsu.edu/stem
When: Thu March 1 4:45 PM - Tue May 1 5:45 PM
Where: 7400 Bay Rd, University Center, MI 48710

Coral reefs and climate change: An ecosystem

Dr. Kelypas is a Scientist Level III at NCAR in the Climate & Global Dynamics Laboratory. She received her Ph.D. in Tropical Marine Studies from the prestigious James Cook University, Australia. As a marine ecologist, she has studied coral reef communities around the world, and is a leader and pioneer in research on ocean acidification.

Dr. Kleypas was featured in the documentary Chasing Coral. This documentary was produced by Netflix and brings out issues of coral reef die offs that are permeating the global
consciousness.
When: Thu April 26 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Rhea Miller Recital Hall at Saginaw Valley State University

Dow Corning Foundation/SVSU STEM Community Partnership

- Open to K-12 teachers in Saginaw, Bay, Arenac, Midland and Tuscola Counties
- Develop lessons that are engaging, challenging, and hands-on
- Application available at www.svsu.edu/stem
- Application Timeline: March 15, 2018
- Institute Dates: June 21, 22, 25, 26, 27 and July 23 – 27, 2018
When: Thu June 21 4:45 PM - Fri July 27 5:45 PM

Camp Inifinity

Camp Inifinity - SVSU 6/25 - 6/29/2018
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A one-week summer technology camp for girls entering grades 5th-8th in Fall 2018. Camp Infinity introduces girls to computer and internet technologies through hands-on activities. Campers are split into two groups according to the Fall 2018 grade level: 5th-6th grade and 7th-8th grade. Campers in grades 5th-6th will study video game design concepts and robotics. Campers in grades 7th-8th will study robotics and mobile app design concepts. In addition, students will participate in mini- sessions that highlight programming skills and real-world uses of technology. Campers will also get an opportunity to meet with women who work in technological fields and explore career options in technology. Students will need access to a Google account (their own or their parent’s) each day. Students may bring a bag lunch, use the campus dining services or Doan Marketplace. Morning and afternoon snack will be provided by camp. Camp Infinity times are from 9am-4pm Monday - Thursday and 9am-3pm on Friday. Cost: $75/camper.
When: Mon June 25 9:00 AM - Fri June 29 4:00 PM
Where: 7400 Bay Rd University Center, MI 48710

(Middle School & Elementary) Camp Infinity

- Open to girls 5th – 8th grades. Coding, HTML, programming a robot are a few
topics.
- Registration begins March 2018 Program Dates: June 25 – 29, 2018
When: Mon June 25 6:30 PM - Fri June 29 7:30 PM
Where: 7400 Bay Rd, University Center, MI 48710

Summer STEM Opportunities Camp – Middle School

- Rising 7th – 9th grade students looking to reinforce fundamental math concepts
- Application available April 2018 for partner schools
- Application Deadline: May 2018 Program Dates: July 9 – August 3, 2018
When: Mon July 9 12:00 AM - Fri August 3 12:00 AM
Where: 7400 Bay Rd, University Center, MI 48710

Dow Science and Sustainability Education Center

- Rising 10th – 12th grade students conduct research on the Saginaw Bay Watershed
- Earn minimum wage (20 – 30 hours per week) and tuition for a 4-credit science class at SVSU
- Application available at www.svsu.edu/stem
- Application Deadline: March 23, 2018 Program Dates: July 9 – August 16, 2018
When: Mon July 9 12:00 AM - Thu August 16 7:00 PM
Where: 7400 Bay Rd, University Center, MI 48710

Dow Science and Sustainability Education Center

- Open to Middle School and High School Teachers
- Work with area high school students, SVSU undergraduate students, and SVSU
faculty
- Earn $175 per day conducting research on the Saginaw Bay Watershed
- Application available at www.svsu.edu/stem
- Application Deadline: March 16, 2018 Program Dates: July 9 – August 16, 2018
When: Mon July 9 4:45 PM - Thu August 16 5:45 PM
Where: 7400 Bay Rd, University Center, MI 48710

SVSU Regional Mathematics and Science Center – SMEK Jr.

- Science and Math Extravaganza for Kids! Open to rising 5th – 8th grade students
- Limited scholarship opportunities may be available to cover the cost of the camp
- Registration begins March 2018 Program Dates: July 17 – 19, 2018
When: Tue July 10 7:45 PM - Thu July 19 8:45 PM
Where: 7400 Bay Rd, University Center, MI 48710