Weekly Schedule of Activities

Here you will find the weekly events of the program. Be sure to check this page before the beginning of the week!

Week 11: What is going on?

Final Week! 3 minute videos due, final posters due, blog post due, virtual conference on Friday! Blog Post 4 Talk about your experience this summer in terms of how your critical thinking abilities have developed through your summer research project.  We have rapidly approached the end of our summer experience. During the last ten weeks,Continue reading “Week 11: What is going on?”

Week Ten: What is going on?

Experimental Design and Hypothesis Testing iBiology Let’s Experiment – Experimental design and hypothesis testing What is the scientific method? How do you ask a “good” scientific questions? What characteristics go into creating a logically sound hypothesis? A well-designed and constructed experiment will be robust under questioning and will focus criticism on conclusions, rather than potential experimentalContinue reading “Week Ten: What is going on?”

You’re invited to our live launch on Facebook or Zoom!

Our summer internship has focused on exploring various topics related to cardiovascular health disparities and inequities. This work culminated in students-produced videos addressing aspects of cardiovascular disease and the complexities that underlie health disparities. These topics range from identifying the effects of maternal smoking on the likeliness of birthing a preterm baby, heart-healthy diets andContinue reading “You’re invited to our live launch on Facebook or Zoom!”

Week Nine: What is going on?

Experimental Design and Hypothesis Testing iBiology Let’s Experiment – Experimental design and hypothesis testing What is the scientific method? How do you ask a “good” scientific questions? What characteristics go into creating a logically sound hypothesis? A well-designed and constructed experiment will be robust under questioning and will focus criticism on conclusions, rather than potential experimentalContinue reading “Week Nine: What is going on?”

Week Eight: What is going on?

Experimental Design and Hypothesis Testing iBiology Let’s Experiment – Experimental design and hypothesis testing What is the scientific method? How do you ask a “good” scientific questions? What characteristics go into creating a logically sound hypothesis? A well-designed and constructed experiment will be robust under questioning and will focus criticism on conclusions, rather than potential experimentalContinue reading “Week Eight: What is going on?”

Week Seven: What is going on?

Planning Your Scientific Journey iBiology Three-week course – FINAL WEEK July 6th – Bring Your Plan to Life July 8th – Final Remarks Live Session on July 8th Being successful as a scientist requires more than acquiring knowledge and developing experimental skills. It also requires: (1) asking a good scientific question, (2) establishing a clearContinue reading “Week Seven: What is going on?”

Week Six: What is going on?

Week 2- Planning Your Scientific Journey A Process to Develop a Research Project Developing a process – We emphasize in this lesson how developing a scientific question doesn’t happen without concerted effort. A person needs to dedicate space and time to work on it. This lesson takes you through an example process of how oneContinue reading “Week Six: What is going on?”

Week Four: What is going on?

Digital Science Communication June 1st – June 12th – Week 3 (EXTRA WEEK TO WORK ON VIDEOS)Course description: In this course students learn the skills required for modern, digital scientific communications including video production, public speaking in a virtual environment, creating posters, and writing abstracts. Students will review scientific information presented in professional and popularContinue reading “Week Four: What is going on?”

Week Three: What is going on?

Digital Science Communication June 1st – June 12th – Week 2Course description: In this course students learn the skills required for modern, digital scientific communications including video production, public speaking in a virtual environment, creating posters, and writing abstracts. Students will review scientific information presented in professional and popular media and will produce drafts ofContinue reading “Week Three: What is going on?”


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