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Math, Science, and Engineering Summer Camp at UNF

For gifted and high achieving students entering 7th, 8th and 9th grade in Northeast Florida schools. The summer camp was offered  in 2005 by the University of North Florida and sponsored by the UNF Foundation, the Florida Department of Education, and the Governor’s Summer Camp Program. The camp is a collaboration among the Departments of Mathematics and Statistics, Chemistry, Engineering, and Curriculum and Instruction.


About the camp | Camp Flyer 7th | Camp Flyer 8-9th |
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About the camp

The camp is a two-week intensive experience in mathematics and science for gifted and high achieving students in Duval, Clay and St. Johns county schools.

Students will work with university faculty using university labs and other facilities on challenging mathematics, engineering and chemistry activities.

Camp schedule

Entering 8th and 9th Graders Entering 7th Graders
Week 1   June 20 - June 24, 2005

Week 2   June 27 - July 1, 2005

 

Week 1     June 20 - 23, 2005

Week 2     June 27 - 30, 2005

 

The camp meets Monday—Friday June 20 through July 1 from 9 AM until 4:10 PM at the University of North Florida campus in Jacksonville. The camp meets Monday—Thursday June 20 through 30 from 9 AM until 4:10 PM at the University of North Florida campus in Jacksonville.

Example topics

Encryption

Forensic chemistry

Voting strategies

Tessellations and patterns

Street networks and graph theory

Graph theory

Polymers and food

Bridge design

Rockets and robots

Circuits, sensors, strength

Applications

Students will submit applications according to instructions received from their school and district. Students will be contacted about acceptance.

Sample daily schedule

9-9:15 9:15-11:15 11:15-12 12-2 2-4 4-4:10
Daily orientation Math
Geometry
Graphing
Lunch Chemistry projects Design projects Journals and portfolios

Camp Flyers

7th Grade

8th and 9th Grade


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