As we speak concluded the 2023 Younger Students Program! In the course of the second half of this system, the scholars labored laborious to create their last displays and posters, whereas additionally attending
weekly seminars and subject journeys.
Throughout homeroom the next day, Mark Casto led a rocket constructing exercise utilizing supplies akin to carboard, electrical tape, and tubing.
On Wednesday, Yongmin Liu offered on “Synthetic Supplies Enabling New Optical Properties and Functions.”
To wrap up Week 4, the scholars went on a subject journey to Amgen, hosted by MaryBeth Rockett, a YSP alum and previous coordinator. The YSPs had been in a position to tour 5 of Amgen’s course of growth labs.
Following a morning at Amgen, the YSPs visited the Institute of Modern Artwork.
College students started Week 5 by launching the rockets they’d beforehand constructed. Utilizing a pressurized launcher and a motorbike pump, the scholars examined their rockets for distance and top on Centennial Frequent.
For his or her weekly subject journey, YSPs took the Boston Harbor ferry to George’s Island the place they toured the fort by way of a sport of disguise and search tag.
After spending Week 6 finalizing their work, the scholars concluded their summer season expertise on Thursday, August third by presenting their analysis to household, college, and friends. All posters and displays could be discovered on our YSP alumni web page.
As this system involves an finish, we want to acknowledge and thank all college and labs that participated in this system, each as hosts to our YSPs and as presenters throughout lunch seminars. This yr introduced us an distinctive group of scholars, and it has been a pleasure working with and studying from all of them.