Space Camp

Overview

The University of Texas Space Camp is for students who will have graduated from 10th, 11th, or 12th grade by Summer 2022. In this one-week camp, students will have the opportunity to explore myriad concepts related to physics and space under the guidance of Dr. Anna Tenerani. Topics for 2022 will include, among others:·     

Students will learn about the sun and its magnetism, the evolution of solar activity throughout the solar cycle, and the ways in which the sun’s activity affects our life and technology. 
Lectures and hands-on activities will introduce students to the topics of magnetism, electromagnetism, and space plasmas.

In addition to working alongside Dr. Tenerani, students will receive additional support from other UT faculty, staff, and student interns. Activities throughout camp will be hands-on. The camp will also include exploration of college/career opportunities and a lab tour. This camp is NOT for high school credit. 

The University of Texas Space Camp is a collaboration between UTeach Outreach and the Department of Physics. Funding is made possible by the National Science Foundation.

When: 

June 6th - June 10th, 2022, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Where:

The University of Texas at Austin

Cost:

$315 - Includes materials. Scholarships are available.