South Plains College to host STEM Summer Camp June 12-16
LEVELLAND – South Plains College will host Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Summer Camp June 12-16 for students in high school incoming 9th through 12th grades. The weeklong camp begins at 8 a.m. daily through 3:45 p.m.in the Science Building.
The camp will feature interactive, hands-on activities in the subject areas of robotics, biology, forensics and geology.
The cost of the camp is $60, and it includes all materials, travel, meals, shirt and backpack.
In robotics, students will build mBot Ranger robots and use computer programming language to manipulate the robots. Students will compete in robot challenges and obstacles.
Campers will explore pathogens and immune response with printed 3D models while studying biology. They will discover unknown viruses via gel electrophoresis.
Curious investigators will uncover evidence using fingerprinting and blood splatter detection methods during forensics training.
The campers will travel to Carlsbad Caverns on a day trip to discover geologic formations and learn about preservation.
For more information, contact Camp Director Dr. Laci Alexander, professor of chemistry at South Plains College, at (806) 716-2322 or email email@example.com.