Sponsors, please join us!

Thanks to your generous support, Summer STEM with GSSM is free of charge to all participants. We invite you to join us for a virtual instruction session and/or final project showcase to see the students in action! Each session is limited to 3 participants, and advance registration is required. You will receive the link to the Zoom session for your selected class in your registration confirmation email.

Week 2: June 29 - July 3, 2020

Arduino Electronics

Join us as students use an Arduino microcontroller to build circuits that control motors light detectors, remote controls, and more.

Date Time Session Registration
Friday, July 3 2 p.m. Final Project Showcase Register

Game Design with Scratch

Join us as students design and program 8 different types of video games using Scratch.

Date Time Session Registration
Friday, July 3 2 p.m. Final Project Showcase Register

Highlights of Math

Join us as students investigate strange geometric shapes, discover ways to recognize mathematical patterns, and use geometry and topology to understand everything from soap bubbles to broccoli.

Date Time Session Registration
Friday, July 3 2 p.m. Final Project Showcase Register

Marine Biology

Join us as students explore the 70% of our planet that is covered with water, discovering how animals have adapted to live in a salty, watery world and how humans impact the ocean and the life it holds.

Date Time Session Registration
Friday, July 3 2 p.m. Final Project Showcase Register

Sports Science

Join us as students use applied anatomy and physiology to study how the body responds to exercise, the causes of fatigue, and the science of recovery.

Date Time Session Registration
Friday, July 3 2 p.m. Final Project Showcase Register

Survival Engineering

Join us as students imagine they are stranded on a tropical island and engineer solutions to help them survive "off the grid."

Date Time Session Registration
Friday, July 3 2 p.m. Final Project Showcase Register

Week 3: July 6-10, 2020

Animal Science & Behavior

Join us as students learn how to apply scientific thinking to improving animal care and conservation while working to understand why animals do what they do.

Date Time Session Registration
Tuesday, July 7 1 p.m. Virtual Instruction Register
Thursday, July 9 9 a.m. Virtual Instruction Register
Friday, July 10 2 p.m. Final Project Showcase Register

Chemistry & Me

Join us as students learn some of the chemistry behind the food we eat, things we clean with, and products we use every day.

Date Time Session Registration
Wednesday, July 8 9 a.m. Virtual Instruction Register
Thursday, July 9 1 p.m. Virtual Instruction Register
Friday, July 10 2 p.m. Final Project Showcase Register

Game Design with Scratch

Join us as students design and program 8 different types of video games using Scratch.

Date Time Session Registration
Thursday, July 9 9 a.m. Virtual Instruction Register
Thursday, July 9 1 p.m. Virtual Instruction Register
Friday, July 10 2 p.m. Final Project Showcase Register

Science & the Law

Join us as students explore the legal system, criminal defenses, scientific evidence, intellectual property, and ethics and discover the role science plays on both sides of a criminal case.

Date Time Session Registration
Friday, July 10 2 p.m. Final Project Showcase Register

Survival Engineering

Join us as students imagine they are stranded on a tropical island and engineer solutions to help them survive "off the grid."

Date Time Session Registration
Tuesday, July 7 9 a.m. Virtual Instruction Register
Tuesday, July 7 1 p.m. Virtual Instruction Register
Wednesday, July 8 9 a.m. Virtual Instruction Register
Wednesday, July 8 1 p.m. Virtual Instruction Register
Thursday, July 9 9 a.m. Virtual Instruction Register
Thursday, July 9 1 p.m. Virtual Instruction Register
Friday, July 10 9 a.m. Virtual Instruction Register
Friday, July 10 2 p.m. Final Project Showcase Register

Video Game Development in Unity

Join us as students learn key aspects of video game development and object-oriented programming by imagining, implementing, and perfecting their own original games.

Date Time Session Registration
Friday, July 10 2 p.m. Final Project Showcase Register

Week 4: July 13-17, 2020

3-D Design & Modeling

Join us as students design 3-D objects using the latest in online computer-aided design.

Date Time Session Registration
Friday, July 17 2 p.m. Final Project Showcase Register

Experimental Photography

Join us as students jump into the world of experimental photography by using the camera, light-sensitive materials, and post-processing techniques in nontraditional ways.

Date Time Session Registration
Tuesday, July 14 9 a.m. Virtual Instruction Register
Wednesday, July 15 9 a.m. Virtual Instruction Register
Friday, July 17 2 p.m. Final Project Showcase Register

Game Design with Scratch

Join us as students design and program 8 different types of video games using Scratch.

Date Time Session Registration
Thursday, July 16 9 a.m. Virtual Instruction Register
Thursday, July 16 1 p.m. Virtual Instruction Register
Friday, July 17 2 p.m. Final Project Showcase Register

How Do Chemists Work from Home?

Join us as students learn some of the techniques chemists use to answer questions about common items, such as how much vitamin C is in orange juice and if Alka-Seltzer is an acid or a base.

Date Time Session Registration
Wednesday, July 15 9 a.m. Virtual Instruction Register
Thursday, July 16 9 a.m. Virtual Instruction Register
Friday, July 17 2 p.m. Final Project Showcase Register

Physics & Space Science

Join us as students discover some of the fundamental experiments that help us determine what laws govern the universe, find out how scientists explore what’s beyond our atmosphere, and discuss the possibility of life elsewhere in the universe and how scientists could find it.

Date Time Session Registration
Tuesday, July 14 9 a.m. Virtual Instruction Register
Wednesday, July 15 1 p.m. Virtual Instruction Register
Friday, July 17 2 p.m. Final Project Showcase Register

Rockin' Robots

Join as as students explore the world of robots by writing their own code to program an mBot's sensors, RGB LEDs, buzzers, and motors.

Date Time Session Registration
Tuesday, July 14 9 a.m. Virtual Instruction Register
Tuesday, July 15 1 p.m. Virtual Instruction Register
Wednesday, July 15 9 a.m. Virtual Instruction Register
Wednesday, July 15 1 p.m. Virtual Instruction Register
Thursday, July 16 9 a.m. Virtual Instruction Register
Thursday, July 16 1 p.m. Virtual Instruction Register
Friday, July 17 2 p.m. Final Project Showcase Register

Survival Engineering

Join us as students imagine they are stranded on a tropical island and engineer solutions to help them survive "off the grid."

Date Time Session Registration
Tuesday, July 14 9 a.m. Virtual Instruction Register
Tuesday, July 14 1 p.m. Virtual Instruction Register
Wednesday, July 15 9 a.m. Virtual Instruction Register
Wednesday, July 15 1 p.m. Virtual Instruction Register
Thursday, July 16 9 a.m. Virtual Instruction Register
Thursday, July 16 1 p.m. Virtual Instruction Register
Friday, July 17 9 a.m. Virtual Instruction Register
Friday, July 17 2 p.m. Final Project Showcase Register