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LANL: Accepting Applications For Free Summer Physics Camp For High School Girls ... Deadline April 30

on March 28, 2018 - 5:42pm

Students watching a science demonstration at the 2017 Summer Physics Camp for Young Women. Courtesy/LANL

LANL News:

Los Alamos National Laboratory, New Mexico Consortium and Pojoaque Valley High School are hosting a two-week Summer Physics Camp for Young Women in Northern New Mexico.

While gaining a better understanding of the physics of the sun, Earth and everything in between, participants will learn how to write computer programs and get introduced to internship opportunities at the Laboratory.

Daily activities will include demonstrations, hands-on laboratory experiments, and discussions with female scientists and engineers from the Laboratory. One day will be dedicated to visiting Los Alamos research facilities.

When: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., June 11-22

Where: Pojoaque Valley High School

Benefits: This summer camp is free to students and lunch will be provided. Participants who complete the program will be provided a stipend. Transportation from New Mexico Park and Ride depot in Pojoaque (Cities of Gold parking area) can be arranged.

Requirements: Young women attending high school in Northern New Mexico. Must have completed Algebra I or high-level math course.

Application deadline: April 30

  • Send a letter expressing why you are interested in this program, how you believe this program will be useful to you and state your current career interests.
  • Ask a teacher from your school to send a letter supporting your participation.
  • Ask your school to send your high school transcript or equivalent that shows that you have completed Algebra I or higher-level math course.

All documents should be sent to lanl-physics-camp@lanl.gov.

Questions? Call Josefina Salazar, 665-0987 or email lanl-physics-camp@lanl.gov.


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