Exploring Environmental Chemistry
July 7 - July 12, 2013
Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA
An exciting research experience for high school students.
The Muhlenberg College Chemistry Department will host a week-long research experience for high school students. Participants will learn practical spectroscopic techniques and see how they can be used to analyze environmental samples. Hands-on instruction in the use of departmental instruments, including GC-MS, FT-IR, AA, NMR, and UV-Vis, will be offered. Various types of environmental samples (air, water, and soil) will be collected and analyzed by students. Instruction will take place in the classroom, field, and laboratory and will be provided by the Muhlenberg Chemistry Department faculty. Evenings will include a number of social events.
For further information, contact Dr. Joseph Keane at 484-664-3262 (phone) or firstname.lastname@example.org (email).
Eligibility: Students who will have completed at least one year of chemistry by summer 2013 and are currently (spring 2013) completing their sophomore or junior year are eligible. Students must show a strong interest in and aptitude for chemistry.
Applying: Follow this link for a printable flier and application form.
Costs: A student fee of $300 goes toward meals, housing, and evening recreation. Supplies, lab facilities, and instruction are generously covered by our sponsors. There is no cost to apply.
Send application materials to:
Dr. Joseph Keane
2400 Chew Street
Allentown, PA 18104-5586
- During the course you will learn about:
Careers in chemistry
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