Midsummer up Arthur’s Seat, Edinburgh: ‘The world is as it ever was, but everything has changed’ | Summer holidays

Midsummer on the summit of Arthur’s Seat is just like any other time of year: windy and busy. Come noon on Saturday, all the world is here, it seems, with the strongest representation from the US and Germany, according to my detailed inventory. (OK, eavesdropping.) Groups of young people in inappropriate footwear hold phones aloft, … Read more

GeoLog | Spring, Summer, Winter…Haze?

Image credit: Firdaus Latif Around the world, societies have many different ways to define the seasons, but for most people a season is identified by a set of culturally specified events, such as the arrival of migratory birds, certain anticipated weather patterns, or a range of expected temperatures. Over recent years many studies have examined … Read more

Summer study abroad program breaks enrollment record

The University of Oregon is experiencing its biggest summer of study abroad enrollment in university history with 829 Ducks leaving the nest to study and intern in 34 countries on 78 different programs. The students represent 79 majors, 67 minors and each school and college at the UO. After all travel-based programs were canceled in … Read more

Wyoming K-12 Teachers Participate in Middle-Level Science Summer Classes at UW | News

June 29, 2022 In an appreciative nod to Jim Verley, a UW lecturer of physics and astronomy who sports a thick bushy gray mustache, the six middle school and high school teachers donned mustaches on their last day of their “Astronomy for Teachers” class. Pictured, clockwise from left, are Chad Fallin, Anna Johnston, John Beitler, … Read more

Summer Research Grants Open Up a World of Possibilities for Students

Each summer, students at the College of Charleston gain hands-on experience through Summer Undergraduate Research with Faculty (SURF) grants, which pair students with faculty mentors to pursue impactful research projects. This year, a committee of faculty members representing each of the College’s eight schools reviewed 58 applications. A total of 23 projects were each awarded … Read more

IHMC Summer Robotics Camp helps fuel a love of science for students

If Jones Moore grows up to be an engineer, IHMC might be able to take a little credit. Jones, 12, has been to nearly every Science Saturday session Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition has hosted. This month, he spent his first week at Summer Robotics Camp as a rising eighth-grader. He was one … Read more

Leslie Science & Nature Center unveils plans for interactive Nature Playscape

ANN ARBOR – Tree Town kids and kids-at-heart can anticipate a new, outdoor play space by Leslie Science & Nature Center. Named Nature Playscape, the multi-year project has several different features and areas, including a 32-foot slide, tunnel and exploration and building area. This summer, area children can see construction on the Active Zone, the … Read more

Summer Science programming returns, both in-person and online

After two years of virtual-only programming, the Morgridge Institute and the UW-Madison campus will once again open their doors to high school students and in-person teachers for the Summer Science Camp. Now in its 16th year, the Summer Science Camp runs for three week-long sessions, where high school students and their teachers will get hands-on … Read more

Is there snow in that tree? Citizen science helps unpack snow’s effect on summer water supplies

Engineering | Environment | News releases | Research | Science | Video June 13, 2022 In a citizen science project created by UW researchers, participants viewed time-lapse photos from Colorado and Washington and labeled photos taken when trees had snow in their branches. Shown here is a time-lapse image from a camera on the AmeriFlux … Read more