STEAMing Past STEM!


110 Gooch Hall

Ph:

(731) 881-7082

1-800-482-5199

Fx:

(731) 881-7984

Em:

Debbie Mount,

Director of Non-Degree Programs


STEAMing Past STEM!

Date: June 5-9, 2017

Time: 9:00AM-3:00PM, campers need to bring a sack lunch

For Rising 5th through 8th graders

Registration Fee: $45, includes all supplies and camp t-shirt

 

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You and your astronaut friends have discovered a new planet, Zork. By working together, you must build a spacecraft to take you to it. While there, you must build a vehicle to transport your discoveries back to the ship. Some astronauts will need to develop their technology skills to communicate with family and friends across the galaxy. Hmm…you won’t want to work all the time, some of you will need to create entertainment for the rest of the crew. Are you up to the challenge?

Activities

  • Campers will investigate concepts in physical science (chemistry; physics), biology, and mathematics using analytical instrumentation
  • Campers will apply principles of technology to solve engineering challenges
  • Campers will utilize computer applications to create novel products (animation; cartoons)
  • Campers will create artistic products (plays; songs; poems) that reflect the camp theme

Camp competitions

  • COs Vehicle Race
  • Best Animated Video
  • Best Cartoon Series
  • Solid Rocket Race
  • Best Computer Game
  • Best Performance Piece

Camp Director

STEAMing Past STEM! and UT Martin Summer STEAM Camp 2017 are under the direction of Dr. Louis C. Glover, UT Martin Assistant Professor of Education, Department of Educational Studies. Dr. Glover joined the UT Martin faculty in 2011. He came to UT Martin from Dallas, Texas where he was a secondary mathematics and science instructor. Assisting Dr. Glover with the camp are UT Martin pre-service education majors.

 

The STEAM camps are underwritten by the Northwest Tennessee STEM Innovation Hub. The Tennessee STEM Innovation Network is committed to helping Tennessee inspire and train the next generation of leaders and is operated as a partnership between the Tennessee Department of Education and Battelle Education.

 

S – Science

T – Technology

E – Engineering

A – Arts

M - Mathematics

Thank you to our Sponsors

Mr. Texas E. Culver
Ms. Lynn Gibson
Dr. Renee LaFLeur
Student Success Center
Steve and Patty Flowers
Ann Funkhouser
Dr. Linda Husmann
Dr. Darrell Ray

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