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Explorations In Biology

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Explorations In Biology

During camp, students will engage in four different laboratory experiences in biology. Lab exercises include working with bacteria, learning to perform and interpret various physiological tests, animal behavior and locomotion studies, and a survey of microorganisms that live in the soils and water. Each lab experience will emphasize the real-world application of scientific research and why it is so important.

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High School Camp

Open to students currently in 9th through 11th grades.

Residential

Stay and dine in campus housing.

Lincoln, Nebraska

Experience the Nebraska Wesleyan University campus.

June 20 - 23, 2022

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Explore

  • Learn to perform and interpret various physiological tests.
  • Survey microorganisms that live in soil and water.
  • Use critical thinking skills to address and solve problems.
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Investigate

  • Determine effectiveness of various disinfectants used to kill bacteria.
  • Use physiological measures to determine a person's health.
  • Evaluate animal behavior and locomotion.
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Enjoy

  • Enjoy down time with new friends during evening activities. 
  • Present experimental findings to your research team.

Nebraska Wesleyan University

Lincoln, NE

Acklie Science Building

Nebraska Wesleyan University (NWU) is a private, coeducational university in Lincoln, NE. NWU was founded in 1887 and has approximately 2,100  students. The university has 119 majors, minors, and pre-professional programs.

Under the direction of Dr. Angela McKinney, Professor of Biology, this camp will engage in four different laboratory experiences in biology. Each lab experience will emphasize the real-world application of scientific research and why it is so important. Students will participate in workshops that will demystify the college experience, and explain the kind of knowledge and information students need to be prepared for and successful in college. 

This camp takes place in the Duane W. Acklie Hall of Science building.


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Essential Information

Residential camp

Stay and dine in campus housing.

Camp Fee

Camp fee is $150. Financial scholarships are available!

Daily Camp Schedule

Campers check in Monday 8:00-8:30AM and check out on Thursday 3:00-4:00PM. Parent Showcase begins at 1:00PM.

Who's Eligible?

Open to students currently in 9th through 11th grades.

Applications

Space is limited to 20 campers.

Supervision and Safety

Minimum of 1:10 teacher/counselor to student ratio. Certified faculty/teachers and experienced, trained undergraduates students/counselors.

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