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Camp Above and Beyond
June 16, 2019 @ 8:00 am - June 28, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
CAMP ABOVE & BEYOND
Above and Beyond is an in-depth, two-week co-ed camp that is designed to immerse high school students in the multi-faceted world of space science and research. Originally designed as a partnership between the Learning Center at PARI and the Duke TIP Field Studies program, this camp explores the universe through astronomy, physics, and astrobiology.
ABOVE & BEYOND CAMP OBJECTIVES
Learning and applying the fundamental concepts of astrophysics
Independent and group research projects
Hands-on instrument (radio and optical) training and understanding their purpose as they relate to the fields of physics, astronomy, and astrobiology
Develop research methodology through planning and implementation
Analyze data consistently with prior research
Formulate conclusions of the nature of celestial objects using scientific data
Curriculum parallels college-level courses working with the same instruments and resources available to researchers who work with the Learning Center
Special guest speakers
Recreational activities, including visiting local waterfalls, swimming holes and hiking in the Blue Ridge Mountains
Lodging and all meals at the Learning Center campus
Above & Beyond is available to students grades 9th – 12th, as a two-week residential camp.
6/16/2019 – 6/28/2019
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