Tag: science

MIT Beaverworks Fall Zoom Institutes for Girls

Our friends at MIT (yes, that MIT …) are hosting a series of Saturday institutes for girls interested in learning about robotics, cyber security, and programming. Check it out: Who/What: High school female students in grades 9-11 interested in learning about 1 of 3 opportunities (see the PDFs  below for details on each)! Beginners encouraged! …

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WSSEF in the Age of Covid: MST Jrs. Succeed!

The Washington State Science and Engineering Fair was held virtually this year due to COVID-19. Students presented their work to judges via Zoom breakout sessions. MST juniors Gareth Starratt and Justine Pendergraft competed with their project, Implementing Visual and Thermal Imaging Techniques for Disease and Invasive Species Analysis in Forestry. They were picked to represent …

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2020 SWWRSEF Results

Last Friday, March 6, 2020,  33 CHS/MST students competed in a variety of categories at the Southwest Washington Regional Science and Engineering Fair at Washington State University Vancouver. Students presented their research to judges and the community and brought home a ton of prizes. See the full listing below: Students Project Title Awards Seung Choi, …

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NYSF Summer Camp Opportunity

The National Youth Science Foundation (NYSF), Inc. is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation established in 1983 to provide STEM*-focused programs for students from all across the country and around the world. The NYSF’s flagship program, the National Youth Science Camp, is a four week session in the mountains of West Virginia that combines some of the brightest students in the country …

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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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