About 90 area ninth- and 10th-grade students participated this week in the STEM Institute’s summer camps at FSU Panama City. Last week, more than 100 seventh and eighth graders attended the camp, which rotates through 50-minute sessions focused on marine life, robotics, chemistry, 3D printing and electronics.
Mike Zinszer, Advanced Science Diving Program Director, at the Florida State University Panama City campus, received NOAA funding for “B-WET,” a year-long marine science study of the effects of human interactions with local man-made reefs off Panama City Beach, Fla.
Sixth- through 10th-grade students are invited to join the FSU Panama City STEM Institute’s “The Physics of Dance” science camp July 17-18, 8:30 a.m. - noon.
This April, 23 area middle and high school girls celebrated the completion of their curriculum in computer science for the future. These young women began their journey with the Girls Who Code (GWC) club six months ago, the second group to go through the program.
High school students are invited to join the FSU Panama City STEM Institute’s “Physics of our Water World” spring break camp March 21-23.
Florida State University Panama City hosted a Forensic Fun Day 2016 STEM Camp for rising 7th Graders this June. The course offered hands on experience with both the land based Crime Scene Investigation and Underwater Crime Scene Investigation programs in the College of Applied Studies at the FSU Panama City campus.
Students close their textbooks and open their minds with educational initiatives from the STEM Institute. With corporate partners and area volunteers, the organization uses a hands-on approach to learning that brings STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education to life.