June 21-27, 2015

University of Vermont

Burlington, Vermont


Investigate human impact on Vermont’s environment in this week-long “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.

You can get UVM college credit for this Institute!  If interested, contact Nichole Hathaway to sign up: 802-656-4682 or [email protected]