Category: Science

Western Aerospace Scholars Summer Experience

Check it out, sophomores and juniors! CHS/MST jr. Tyler Stanley is currently involved in phase 1 of this. We’ve had several others over the course of the program participate in this and report back positive experiences. “Western Aerospace Scholars (WAS) is an online distance learning course and summer experience specifically designed for high school sophomores …

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M.I.T. Summer Experience Opportunity

Greetings, Magnetos! The MIT (Yes, that MIT) Beaver Works Summer Institute (BWSI) is a rigorous, world-class STEM program for talented students who will be entering their senior year in high school. The four-week program teaches STEM skills through project-based, workshop-style courses. We’ve had about 6 Magnetos over the last few years take advantage of the …

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MST Senior’s Summer Experience Showcased in Columbian

“Camas High School senior Monica Chang was one of 36 students from around the world to participate in the Summer Science Program in Biochemistry at Purdue University in Indiana, where she and others used wet lab techniques and modeling software to study an enzyme from a fungal pathogen and to design a small molecule inhibitor to protect …

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Cascades Volcano Observatory Open House!

“The USGS-Cascades Volcano Observatory opens its doors to the public on Saturday, May 12, 2018, for a one-day open house. Scientists will be on-hand from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm to share the results of their research and talk about volcano hazards. Hands-on activities and equipment demonstrations will be featured.” Check it out!  

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CHS/MST Program Featured in IT Promo Video

The MST Magnet program had the rare opportunity this past fall to be interviewed for a feature documentary being produced to highlight the opportunities and challenges in STEM education as we move into the 21st century.  Our contribution to Imagining Tomorrow: STEM and the Future of Work is just a fraction of the overall video, but It’s …

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WSSEF 2018 Results

34 of our students competed in the Washington State Science and Engineering Fair this past weekend. Congratulations to all of them who represented our school and their research with pride. Particular shout-outs go to the following people: Freshmen: Alex Gee, Mark Robinson, and Jaden Le: 1st place in Environmental Engineering Owen Baenen and Justine Pentergraft: …

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MST Students Rock SW Washington SEF!

Congrats are in order to the 50 MST students who competed in this week’s science and engineering fair regional tournament. Best of Fair goes to Rahul Ram and runner up to the Bioplastics Team—Odessa Thompson, Rose Leveen, and Bailey Segall. These students get to compete in the International Science and Engineering Fair in May. All …

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Senior Symposium 2017

On December 11th, 2017, the entire Magnet senior class presented their summer internship work and projects to the Camas School District school board and community at the Zellerbach Administration Center. After the poster fair, staff, students, and community convened for the regular school board meeting to hear formal presentations of internships by seniors Ashley Miles and …

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MST APES Explore “Fact or Fiction”

Mrs. Dean’s freshmen AP Environmental Science (APES) students recently participated in an activity called fact or fiction. They used evidence and reasoning to support or reject claims on the topics of evolution, biodiversity, and other environmental occurrences. Nice work, MST APES! [wds id=”6″]

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MST Junior Chang Chosen as Finalist in Bioscience Showcase

CHS/MST junior Monica Chang was recently named one of ten finalists in the Oregon Bioscience Showcase Research Fast Pitch! “With just three minutes each, ten high school and academic researchers will compete, presenting their projects to the 200+ bioscience professionals in the audience. This is their unique opportunity to discuss their emerging research and its …

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