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SCIENCE AWARENESS FOR SECONDARY STUDENTS

Sept. 20, 2001 – Junior and senior high school students and parents are invited to an orientation session for the Science Awareness Saturday Academy Programs and Mentoring Program, at 11 a.m. Saturday at the University of the Virgin Islands. The sessions will be in the Business Room B-110 in St. Thomas, and EC 401/Theater in St. Croix.
Interested students should come with an essay stating which science area they are interested and why.
The Junior Academy will be for students from grades 6-8 and the High School Academy will be for students from grades 9-12. Each academy will accommodate 30 to 35 students.
Sponsored by the Division of Science and Mathematics, the programs will meet monthly. Experiments will be conducted with doctors, scientists, health professionals, engineers, computer specialists and other science professionals. Students will do some homework or follow-up assignments, and will work toward a science poster presentation for the closing May 4, 2001.
For information on St. Thomas, contact the coordinator, Dr. Rosenid Hernández-Badía at (340) 693-1383 or email rhernan@uvi.edu. On St. Croix, contact Dr. Barbara Evans at: email bevans@uvi.edu or (340)692-4101.

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Sept. 20, 2001 – Junior and senior high school students and parents are invited to an orientation session for the Science Awareness Saturday Academy Programs and Mentoring Program, at 11 a.m. Saturday at the University of the Virgin Islands. The sessions will be in the Business Room B-110 in St. Thomas, and EC 401/Theater in St. Croix.
Interested students should come with an essay stating which science area they are interested and why.
The Junior Academy will be for students from grades 6-8 and the High School Academy will be for students from grades 9-12. Each academy will accommodate 30 to 35 students.
Sponsored by the Division of Science and Mathematics, the programs will meet monthly. Experiments will be conducted with doctors, scientists, health professionals, engineers, computer specialists and other science professionals. Students will do some homework or follow-up assignments, and will work toward a science poster presentation for the closing May 4, 2001.
For information on St. Thomas, contact the coordinator, Dr. Rosenid Hernández-Badía at (340) 693-1383 or email rhernan@uvi.edu. On St. Croix, contact Dr. Barbara Evans at: email bevans@uvi.edu or (340)692-4101.