Home Invites Members Groups Events Careers Videos News Photos Blogs Polls Singles Forums Chat
Home > News > Post Content

West Virginia State University to Host Environmental Science Summer Day Camp for Teens (167 hits)

West Virginia State Universityfs (WVSU) Center for the Advancement of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics will host two summer sessions of a day camp for high school aged youths called gThink Like an Environmental Scientist.h

The weeklong sessions will take place June 18-22 and July 16-20, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., on the campus of WVSU.

gWest Virginia is noted for its rugged hills and pristine trout streams. However, hidden among these landscapes are lasting remnants from our industrial past,h said WVSU CASTEM Director Hannah Payne. gOur goal is to teach young people to think like an environmental scientist and identify water quality issues and support conservation efforts to keep our natural resources viable for generations to come.h

Students will complete various types of water quality testing, including identification, preservation and mitigation options to water quality challenges.

The camp is free to attend, and registration is required. To register, visit wvstateu.edu/Outreach/CASTEM .

The camp is sponsored by the West Virginia Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research - Appalachian Freshwater Initiative.

Follow West Virginia State University on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @WVStateU.

West Virginia State University is a public, land grant, historically black university, which has evolved into a fully accessible, racially integrated, and multi]generational institution, located in Institute, W.Va. As a gliving laboratory of human relations,h the university is a community of students, staff, and faculty committed to academic growth, service and preservation of the racial and cultural diversity of the institution. Its mission is to meet the higher education and economic development needs of the state and region through innovative teaching and applied research.


http://www.wvstateu.edu/
Posted By: Elynor Moss
Tuesday, May 29th 2018 at 12:15PM
You can also click here to view all posts by this author...

Report obscenity | post comment
Share |
Please Login To Post Comments...
Email:
Password:

 
More From This Author
Building Student Satisfaction, Presidents Move in, Dine in and Workout
Blessings to the Super Singer....Aretha Franklin
FAMU Band Announces New Drum Majors, First Female Drum Major
Jennifer Schum Named Interim Dean of University College
Environmental passion honed through Hinds’ CC Honors program
AAMU Alumni Hold Summer Retreat
Alabama State University donated funds to help an injured Tuskegee University football player.
MY HBCU INTERVIEW: Ebony Durham, Alabama State University- c/o 2015, Criminal Justice
Forward This Article Entry!
News Home

(Advertise Here)
Who's Online
>> more | invite 
Latest Photos
>> more | add
Most Popular Bloggers
elynor moss has logged 50425 blog subscribers!
agnes levine has logged 40921 blog subscribers!
gregory boulware, esq. has logged 26174 blog subscribers!
david johnson has logged 14498 blog subscribers!
min sammy jackson has logged 636 blog subscribers!
>> more | add