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Bloomin Brains Summer Camp Archive

Are you a middle school student interested in a summer "deep dive" into neuroscience and botany?  Do you know a middle school student who is?  If so, then the Sowing the Seeds of Neuroscience free summer day camp is for you!.
Bloomin Brains 2013
The  "Bloomin' Brains" neuroscience summer day camp happens on University of Washington campus July 13-17, 2015. It is supervised by teachers, graduate students, undergraduates and UW Faculty. Parents are responsible for providing transportation to and from campus and for providing sack lunches. Campers will have the opportunity to:
  • Conduct hands-on science experiments
  • Learn about uses of medicinal plants in Native cultures
  • Explore the structure and function of the brain
  • Enjoy field trips to the Burke Museum, Botany Greenhouse, Medicinal Herb Garden, the Hyde Herbarium, and UW Farm
  • Listen to real scientists talk about their careers
  • Discover "the art of the brain" by constructing models
  • Make a plant extract and tie-dye a shirt
Discover how much fun science can be!

Getting a feel for the brain....

Making decoctions of herbs
Microscope work
The Spiker box

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'Bloomin' Brains' is part of a research project supported by an award from Blueprint for Neuroscience Research and administered by the National Institute on Drug Abuse.