Teacher Professional Development
There are several professional development courses for K-12 science teachers that are taught each summer at the Mazomanie Science Outreach Outpost. Many of them offer exciting hand's on science experiences. For more information, see the Courses for K-12 Educators page.
K-12 Student Opportunities
Summer Science Camp
June 20-24, 2011
A week-long, inquiry based day camp for 4th through 12th grade students offered at the Wisconsin Heights school in Black Earth. Students work in smal groups to investigate original questions centered on Prairies, Streams, Human Anatomy, Microbiology, Nematode Worms, Forest Ecology and Physics.
Check here for more information or contact Michelle Harris.
Wilderness Explorers: Outdoor Education and Leadership Camp
August 1-5, 2011
Kids entering grades 7-8 can explore the great outdoors during this exciting week-long camp. Learn orienteering, edible & poisonous plants, wilderness survival skills and more! The week culminates in an overnight canoe-camping trip on the Kickapoo River! Cost $85. Financial assistance may be available. Contact Catherine Woodward for more information. Register by July 22.
Open to All
Monthly, 3rd or 4th Wednesday at 6:30 pm
Join us at the MOO once a month for tasty treats, tea and conversations with scientists. A brief 20-30 minute presenation is followed by lively conversation on hot topic science. Free! No registration necessary! See the MOO schedule for details on monthly topics!
Suggest a topic!