ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
June 22-28, 2014
Investigate human impact on Vermont’s environment in this weeklong “environmental CSI.” You’re the specialist collecting, analyzing, and interpreting environmental data from local communities using professional-grade laboratory and field instrumentation. What’s in our air, water, and soil and what are the potential impacts for public health and our environment?
At this Institute, you’ll:
- Work on real community environmental issues gathering data that can have an impact on Vermont’s environmental policy
- Combine outdoor field research with computing and laboratory technology to evaluate the distribution of pollutants
- Learn the scientific method, collect environmental data, and present your work to the community
- Make friends with other Vermont high school students with similar interests
- Explore academic and professional career paths for emerging scientists
Your environmental detective work will focus on air, water, and soil pollutants. You will get hands-on experience with specialized scientific equipment, work alongside environmental professionals, and talk with world-renowned scientists. For a week, you will see Vermont through the eyes of a professional scientist. During eSAT career night, you will talk to a broad range of scientists – allowing you to explore a variety of career options.
Visit us at www.uvm.edu/giv for more information.
For information regarding tuition, please click here.