Teen Research in Education in Environmental Science (TREES) summer program

Posted by on March 9, 2009

Penn’s Center for Excellent in Environmental Toxicology presents:
Teen Research in Education in Environmental Science (TREES) summer program

June 29 through July 31st, 2009

Topic: Learn to solve environmental problems through hands-on research projects and seminars

* Learn the scientific method of discovery
* Develop your ideas into a testable hypothesis
* Research your hypothesis & interpret the results.
* Explore careers through mentors, seminars& field trips
* Gain research experience to strengthen your college application
* Learn to live greener
* Tuition-free

Examples of Topics include:
1.    Science, Engineering, and Medical Career Exploration
2.    College Admissions Process
3.    Writing & Presentation Skills
4.    Library and Literature Research
5.    Social Activities & Field Trips

1.    Currently enrolled in a high school (Grades 9 – 12)
2.    GPA of at least 3.0/4.0 or all A’s and B’s in math and science subjects
3.    Completed one year of coursework in biology or other sciences by summer 2009
4.    Interest in environment, biology, physics, computers, chemistry, or engineering research
5.    Parental consent required
6.    Candidates from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply

Application Information is available at: http://www.med.upenn.edu/ceet/TREES
Application Postmark Deadline:  March 1 (early decision), April 1 2009
For more information, email mytrees@mail.med.upenn.edu

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