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The application for the 2020 Summer Exploration Program – Online Experience is officially closed. Applications for the 2021 Summer Exploration Program will open on November 1, 2020. Check back soon for updates!

 

2020 Summer Exploration Program – Online Experience

 

The Summer Exploration Program – Online Experience is a chance for students to virtually explore the world of STEM from anywhere in the world!

  • Participate in live learning sessions with WFU staff
  • Build relationships with like-minded peers from across the globe
  • Engage in at-home, hands-on activities that will spark curiosity

Program Fast Facts

Who: Rising seventh through rising ninth grade students

What: The Online Experience offers the perfect hybrid of live teaching and peer engagement — all handled remotely in a content-rich 4-day curriculum taught by our Academic Partners. Explore with us this summer for just $400. 

When: Monday, June 15, 2020- Thursday, June 18, 2020 or Monday, July 6, 2020- Thursday, July 9, 2020 1:00PM – 3:00PM

Where: Online! Learn from the comfort of your own home. 

Why:  Our program will allow students to expand their knowledge and understanding of various STEM topics, enhance their critical thinking skills and build a community of peers from around the world. 

*The application for the 2020 Summer Exploration Program – Online Experience is officially closed. Applications for the 2021 Summer Exploration Program will open on November 1, 2020. Check back soon for updates on next summer!

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A Day in the Life of a Virtual Explorer:

  • 1:00 pm – Explorers Log On 
  • 1:05 pm – Introduction of Academic Partner & Group Icebreaker 
  • 1:15 pm – Introduction of the STEM focus topic 
  • 1:20 pm – Activate Prior Knowledge of STEM focus topic 
  • 1:30 pm – Instruction on STEM focus topic
  • 1:50 pm – Explorer Q & A 
  • 1:55 pm – Break
  • 2:00 pm – Explanation of today’s STEM focus application activity 
  • 2:05 pm – Explorers complete today’s focus application activity
  • 2:45 pm – Explorers share outcomes with peers 
  • 2:55 pm – Debrief & Discussion
  • 3:00 pm – Explorers Log Off

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