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Summer Physics Camp For Young Women June 5-16

on May 1, 2017 - 6:21pm
LANL News:
 
Los Alamos National Laboratory, Pojoaque Valley High School and the American Physical Society would like to invite young women attending high school in Northern New Mexico to join them for a two-week "Summer Physics Camp for young women”.
 
  • When? 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, June 5-16.
  • Where? Pojoaque Valley High School
 
The camp will focus on boosting local young women's understanding of the physics of the Sun, Earth, and everything in between.
 
Daily activities will include demonstrations, hands-on laboratory experiments, and discussions with female scientists and engineers from Los Alamos National Laboratory.
 
One day will be dedicated to visiting Los Alamos National Laboratory research facilities, which may include the Los Alamos Neutron Science Center, the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, the Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies, and the Plutonium Surface Science Laboratory. The summer camp is limited to 20 attendees.
 
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 NM Park and Ride depot in Pojoaque (Cities of Gold parking area) can be arranged. 
 
Requirements:
  • Young women attending high school in Northern New Mexico
  • Completion of Algebra I or higher level Math course
 
Application deadline May 12th, 2017:
  1. Send us letter expressing why you are interested in this program, your current career interests.
  2. Ask a teacher from your school to send us a letter supporting your participation.
  3. Ask your school to send us 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, 505.665.0987

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