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Vanderbilt Center for Science Outreach

SEEK camp for rising 1st through 6th graders now accepting applications

May. 28, 2019—The Vanderbilt Center for Science Outreach will host its second annual summer day camp, Science Exploration Experience for Kids (SEEK), during the month of June. The camp, for rising first through sixth graders, is held at Eakin Elementary School for weeklong sessions exploring themes such as animals, engineering, chemistry and robotics.

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Upside-down jellyfish teach land-locked teens about ocean conservation

Aug. 17, 2018—More than a dozen Cassiopea were given to the School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt by the Tennessee Aquarium.

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MLK student advances in Siemens competition with Vanderbilt collaboration

Nov. 9, 2015—Another participant in the School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt has advanced in the Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology.

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Vanderbilt sustainability groups to help bring ‘green’ education to MNPS students next spring

Oct. 13, 2015—SustainVU, the Vanderbilt Center for Science Outreach and Vanderbilt Student Volunteers for Science are subgrant recipients of a $91,000, two-year EPA grant to Nashville’s Urban Green Lab to deliver hands-on science and sustainability education to Nashville middle- and high-schoolers.

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Register now for Girls And Science Camp, June 15-19

Mar. 31, 2015—Girls And Science (GAS) Camp 2015 will be held June 15-19 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. It is open to rising eighth and ninth graders and sponsored by the Vanderbilt Center for Science Outreach.

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Register now for Boys Exploring Science and Technology Camp, June 8-12

Mar. 31, 2015—BEST Camp 2015 will be held June 8-12 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. It is open to rising eighth and ninth graders and sponsored by the Vanderbilt Center for Science Outreach.

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Hillsboro High student partners with VU researcher on cave drug study

Jan. 27, 2015—Hillsboro High School senior Alex Jolly advanced to the semi-finals in the Intel Science Talent Search with his research project on cave drugs.

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Teaching as a team sport boosts student performance

Nov. 21, 2014—Teaching has turned into a “team sport” at Bailey STEM Magnet Middle School, thanks to a partnership with Vanderbilt’s Peabody College of education and human development.

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Overcoming challenges to scientific innovation topic of (Lunch) Box talk

Nov. 4, 2014—Environmental scientist Chris Vanags will discuss overcoming obstacles to scientific innovation at the Nov. 5 Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box talk at the Nashville Public Library.

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Engineering professor shares mapping technology with teachers

Aug. 20, 2014—Through a partnership between Vanderbilt and Metro Nashville Public Schools, a group of dedicated teachers returned to the classroom this year with a new skill set and the tools to incorporate GIS mapping technology into their curriculum.

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School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt graduates new class

May. 14, 2014—Among those graduating May 10 from the School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt is Hume-Fogg High School valedictorian Chelsea Guo.

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Pen pal project unites graduate, middle school students

Apr. 17, 2014—More than 100 sixth graders from Wright Middle School met the Vanderbilt graduate student pen pals with whom they have been corresponding and were treated to a tour of Vanderbilt University Medical Center facilities on April 16.

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