Resources

IceCube Masterclass

The masterclass is a one-day activity for students in high school who want to learn more about the IceCube Observatory, located at the South Pole. It contains information about the program but also about how neutrinos and cosmic rays are deteted in IceCube. This resource also contains information about two adapted analyses of IceCube data used during the masterclasses. The fifth edition of the IceCube Masterclass will take place the spring of 2018 (exact dates will be published soon.) The Wisconsin IceCube Particle Astrophysics Center in Madison, Wisconsin will host the second masterclass in Spanish ever. 

  • Astrophysics
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High School
Education

University of Wisconsin Space Place

University of Wisconsin Space Place offers Saturday Science Workshops. The workshops are free, just make sure to get there early because there is a limit for the number of students. They also have a lot of extra fun activities, like guest presentations, star gazing, telescope workshops and much more! Make sure to check their calendar in case there is an activity you might be ineterested in. 

 

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Middle School

Afterschool Expeditions

A free STEM drop-in program at the Discovery Building held on Mondays during the school year from 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM. The program is at full capacity for the Fall 2017 semester but offers a waitlist. Elementary and middle school students are invited to explore, engage and discover science at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

Cost: Free

Application: Registration is required for activities. There is a waitlist for the Fall semester but they will all be available again for the Spring semester.

Programming Administrative Assistant 608-316-4382 

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Elementary School, Middle School
After School

Engineering Summer Program

Six -week residential program for students who will be high school juniors or seniors in the upcoming school year. The curriculum includes math, physics, chemistry, engineering, and technical communications. The program will help students gain a better understanding of the field of engineering and its applications.

Cost: $40 application fee (In special circumstances, fee might be waived)
Application: Look on their site for more information on requirements.   

  • Engineering
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High School
Education, Internship

Summer Expeditions

This is a drop – in program for students in grades K – 8 to explore, engage, and discover science. Program takes place on Wednesdays afternoons during summers. Stay up to date for news about Summer 2018!

Cost: Free. 

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Elementary School, Middle School
Summer Program

ID Tech Camps

Camp for children 7 – 17 (they are divided by age). Learn code, game design, app development, web design, film, photography, and more.

Cost: Scholarships available. See  website for cost details.
Application: Various activities and dates available. Register online. 

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Elementary School, Middle School, High School
Education

Aldo Leopold Nature Center

**See the link for individual pages for specific camp details

Application: Opens February 2018 

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Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School, High School
Summer Program

WIPAC / QuarkNet High School Internship

Up to four high school students join the WIPAC team to work on a research Project on astrophyiscis. This is a 6-8 weeks long paid interhnship. More information to come Spring 2018.  

  • Astrophysics
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High School
Internship