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ECON 519 Summer Workshop: Teaching Economics in Literature, Drama, Children's Literature & Art Two-week summer workshop for teachers, focusing on using literature, drama, children's literature & art to teach economics in all subjects in grades K-12. Tuition is only $50 for Indiana state residents.Three graduate credits are awarded at completion of course. Free learning materials are provided. Adult Details
Seminar for Top Engineering Prospects (STEP) STEP is a one-week camp for high school students entering their senior year who are interested in studying engineering. It provides an opportunity to explore disciplines within engineering and the careers for which an engineering degree can prepare a student.

 Participants are chosen on the basis of academic performance and work on teams using imagination and creativity to solve a multifaceted design challenge. Students will be involved in collaborative classroom experiences that will help them develop the skills that engineers need.

 STEP students will tour departments within the College of Engineering and visit local companies where engineers work. The program runs from Sunday afternoon through lunch on Friday. Students stay in campus residence hall rooms.
 Grades 11-12, Grade 12 Details
Super Summer 2014 Super Summer is a program where bright kids in kindergarten (K) through fourth grade come to enjoy challenging courses with other gifted, creative, and talented students. Students will take part in challenging, hands-on activities related to a central theme. The programs will take place between June 9th and 20th. For more information visit our website: Preschool-Kindergarten, Grades 1-2, Grades 3-4 Details
Duke Energy Academy at Purdue The Duke Energy Academy at Purdue for High-Achieving Students and Outstanding Science Teachers By 2030, the global demand for energy will have increased by 50% based on the predicted human population increase. A secure energy future, both in the United States and abroad, needs solutions that come from a diverse energy portfolio. Unfortunately, we face a national crisis in the number and quality of students entering the STEM disciplines that will have a future impact on our nation’s ability to lead the world in the energy sector. To address these issues, Purdue University has launched an Energy Academy to inspire high school students and teachers in energy sciences and engineering. Participation is provided free of charge to the 42 participating students and 42 teachers. Teachers also will receive a $400 stipend. Grades 11-12, Grade 12 Details
Innovation to Reality (I2R) An after-school, academic year on-campus program created for all 6th - 8th grade students that introduces engineering through a combination of hands-on engineering activities, faculty guest speakers, and laboratory tours. Each five-week session has a theme based on current events of global significance and Purdue faculty research and shows students how engineers make a difference in the world. Past themes include Alternative Energy, Climate Change, Diabetes, Food, and Water Scarcity. Grades 5-6, Grades 7-8 Details
Imagination, Innovation, Discovery, Design (I2D2) Open House Current engineering students engage K-6th grade participants in hands-on activities designed to show the creativity, teamwork, and social relevance of an engineering career. Grades 5-6, Grades 1-2, Grades 3-4 Details
Purdue Theatre High School Day Purdue Theatre High School Day brings together talented high school students to study and experience the art of theatre. Students will be taught by Purdue University faculty, staff, and teaching assistants. This intensive theatre experience will culminate with a performance of Jane Austen’s ever popular, Pride and Prejudice. Grades 9-10 Details
zipTrips A Purdue zipTrip is an electronic field trip. That's right. Electronic! Let's face it. Kids love field trips. The chance to go places beyond their own classrooms and see for themselves how the world works. But not every destination is close enough for a day trip, and you may not have the time or resources to commit a full day to one field trip. That's where we come in. When you sign up to take your class on a Purdue zipTrip, the field trip comes to you!! Purdue scientists will share their exciting work with your middle-school students, without making them late for their after-school activities. Grades 5-6, Grades 7-8 Details
Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day As part of National Engineers Week, the Women in Engineering Program is offering a FREE one-day event for high school freshmen and sophomores. Participants will spend the day on Purdue's campus with staff members and current engineering student mentors. They'll participate in activities, have lunch in one of our dining halls and further explore areas of engineering they're interested in. Grades 9-10 Details
EPICS High Teacher Workshop EPICS High incorporates community-based service-learning into STEM disciplines in grades 6-12 Adult Details
Purdue Veterinary Medicine Digital Badge Program Earn digital badges by participating in PVM Engagement activities Details
Chemistry Visits High School Chemistry classes visit current research labs in Chemistry to witness what real research is all about. Students get to interact with Professors and Graduate students while touring the research labs. Grades 11-12, Grades 9-10 Details
The Education Store The Purdue Extension Education Store website features materials and programs that support formal and informal science education. A variety of free and low-cost P-12 resources are available. Visit or call (888)398-4636 for more information. All ages Details
Seniors Exploring Engineering at Purdue (SEE Purdue) Free daylong engineering series for high school seniors geared toward women interested in engineering. Take part in tours of the engineering campus and residence halls; have your questions answered by representatives from First Year Engineering; Admissions and Financial Aid. Explore two areas of engineering of your choice and connect with current Purdue engineering students, faculty, staff and practicing engineers. Grades 11-12 Details
Juniors Exploring Engineering at Purdue Free all day event for high school juniors geared toward women interested in engineering. Connect with current Purdue engineering students, faculty, staff and practicing engineers. Explore two areas of engineering of your choice. This is a great opportunity to visit and tour campus, explore and research all the facets of engineering. Grades 11-12 Details
INSPIRE Assessment Center The INSPIRE Assessment Center contains a rich database of instruments designed by researchers all over the world to assess people's knowledge, skills, attitudes, and beliefs about engineering and science. The database also provides information on the validity and reliability of these instruments. INSPIRE (Institute for P-12 Engineering Education & Research) All ages Details
Fat Dogs and Coughing Horses Activity Book Activity book for aspiring veterinarians Grades 5-6, Grades 7-8 Details
Purdue Veterinary Medicine Family Program Series The PVM Family Program series is designed for families with elementary school students or older who are interested in learning more about the veterinary profession. The presentations are free but registration is required due to limited seating. All ages Details
Science Express This project provides an opportunity for young students, from all backgrounds, to have hands-on learning experiences with instruments used in research laboratories today.The equipment, mounted on rolling carts, is delivered directly into the classroom for use by the students. Teachers attend training sessions during the school year or summers, during which time they are trained on the instruments and develop experiments appropriate for the high school laboratories. Emphasis on real world applications helps to demystify the instruments and link experiments to student experiences. The use of a variety of instruments provides a wide range of laboratory experiments and allows teachers to customize their chemistry and biology curriculum to fit the needs of their students. Preschool-Kindergarten, Grades 11-12, Grades 9-10 Details
4H Roundup: Marketing Your Idea for The Next Great Restaurant This session was presented at 4H Roundup this past May. The Next Great Restaurant: Selling your idea for the next great restaurant! Grades 7-8 Details
Future Boilermakers - Middle School Visit Program This program encourages middle school students to begin thinking about the possibilities that are theirs with a college education while highlighting the people and programs at Purdue. School group students shadow the activities of college students as well as the spaces they frequent on Purdue's campus. They also have close encounters with the students and faculty. Grades 5-6, Grades 7-8 Details
NEESacademy At the NEESacademy you can explore how NEES engineers and scientists control the massive energy of earthquakes and tsunamis by designing and testing resilient structures. Everyone can learn about the science and engineering that goes into designing safe buildings, transportation systems, and lifelines. Teachers can learn about ways to bring earthquake engineering concepts to their curriculum. New activities and hosted workshops are listed often. Preschool-Kindergarten, Grades 5-6, Grades 7-8, Grades 11-12, Grades 9-10, Grades 1-2, Grades 3-4, Adult Details
Purdue AgComm: Informal Science Education Agricultural Communication creates and distributes informal science education products used for outreach. We have the expertise to help you develop: * museum-quality exhibits * electronic field trips * print publications * videos * websites * CDs and DVDs * news releases * community events Grades 5-6, All ages Details
PETE's PALs The PETE's PALs (Physical Education Teacher Educators Supporting Physical Activity and Life Skills) program is an aquatic and motor program offered for children with disabilities. The program is designed to help the participating children become efficient movers in a fun and safe environment. Each child in the program is assigned a trained clinician who will work one on one for the two hour gym and swim program. Preschool-Kindergarten, Grades 5-6, Grades 7-8, Grades 11-12, Grades 9-10, Grades 1-2, Grades 3-4 Details
GERI Summer Residential Camps Every summer, for over 34 years, GERI has engaged gifted, creative, and talented students from across the country and around the world in residential camps designed to stimulate their imagination and expand their abilities. Students who have completed grades 5 through 12 live in campus residence halls, take challenging courses, and participate in engaging recreational activities. GERI offers three programs each summer. Comet, 1 week sessions: For students who have completed grade 5-6. Star, 2 week sessions: For students who have completed grades 7-8. Pulsar, 2 week sessions: For students who have completed grades 9-12. Grades 5-6, Grades 7-8, Grades 9-10 Details