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What will you study this summer? Select course options by course type, grade level or subject area. Start building your summer today!

Week of June 6, 2021

Applied Mathematics
Dates:
  • June 07, 2021 to June 11, 2021
  • July 12, 2021 to July 16, 2021
Cost:

$595/week for Day session, $2995/2-week Residential session

Mathematics
9th 10th 11th 12th
Enrichment

Applied Mathematics

Students will explore encryption/decryption techniques and methods of mathematical modeling through hands-on experience with codes, biological systems and financial markets. Math areas covered include logic and set theory, number theory, and linear modeling. (Note: This course is geared for upper high school students.)

Biomedical Engineering - Prosthetic Limbs
Dates:
  • June 07, 2021 to June 11, 2021
  • June 21, 2021 to June 25, 2021
  • July 06, 2021 to July 09, 2021
  • July 19, 2021 to July 23, 2021
Cost:

$595/week for Day session, $2995/2-week Residential session

Engineering
Health Science
6th 7th 8th
Enrichment

Biomedical Engineering - Prosthetic Limbs

Students will explore the field of biomedical engineering, focusing on how engineers utilize knowledge of human anatomy and physiology and innovative technology to create prosthetics that mimic human limbs. In collaboration with local prosthetists and orthotists, students will learn how technology plays a role in the design and manufacturing of prosthetics. Students will use their explorations to collaboratively design, create, and test their own prosthetic limbs. (Suggested course pairings: Are You a Maker?, Electrical Engineering: Exploring Clean Energy Solutions, Animal Behavior)

Biomedical Engineering - Protecting Against Traumatic Brain Injuries
Dates:
  • June 07, 2021 to June 11, 2021
  • June 14, 2021 to June 18, 2021
  • June 21, 2021 to June 25, 2021
  • July 06, 2021 to July 09, 2021
  • July 19, 2021 to July 23, 2021
Cost:

$595/week for Day session, $2995/2-week Residential session

Engineering
Health Science
9th 10th 11th 12th
Enrichment

Biomedical Engineering - Protecting Against Traumatic Brain Injuries

For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. Students will investigate how engineers apply Newton’s third law of motion to studying the causes of traumatic brain injuries and designing solutions to prevent them. Students will collaboratively apply that knowledge to design and test helmets for quidditch players in Harry Potter’s world and undergraduate muggles. (Note: This course is geared for upper high school students. Suggested course pairings: Neuroscience, Electrical Engineering – Powering Energy Grids of the Future, Applied Mathematics, Sports Analytics, Sport Medicine.)

Coastal Preservation
Dates:
  • June 07, 2021 to June 11, 2021
  • July 06, 2021 to July 09, 2021
Cost:

$595/week for Day session, $2995/2-week Residential session

Environmental Science
9th 10th 11th 12th
Enrichment

Coastal Preservation

Did you know that the Louisiana coast loses approximately one football field of land every hour? Imagine what this could mean in 5 years, 10 years, 50 years. Through studies in the classroom and in the field, students will work together to develop solutions to slow down coastal erosion and prevent us from falling into the sea. (Note: This course is geared for early high school students. Suggested course pairings: Medical Mysteries, Biomedical Engineering – Biometrics, Animals in Research, LEGO Mindstorms – Cleaning Up After Mardi Gras.)

Infectious Diseases
Dates:
  • June 07, 2021 to June 11, 2021
  • June 21, 2021 to June 25, 2021
  • July 06, 2021 to July 09, 2021
  • July 19, 2021 to July 23, 2021
Cost:

$595/week for Day session, $2995/2-week Residential session

Biology
Health Science
9th 10th 11th 12th
Enrichment

Infectious Diseases

From an outbreak of cholera in Haiti after an earthquake to the rise in acute respiratory infections of hurricane evacuees, natural disasters have an impact on the spread of diseases. As a leader in public health for over a century, Tulane University recognizes the importance of community outreach and action. Students will examine the factors leading to outbreaks of disease after natural disasters. Empowered with this information, they will design public health campaigns to mitigate post disaster risk. (Note: This course is geared for upper high school students. Suggested course pairings: Neuroscience, Climate Change, Applied Mathematics)

Marine Biology
Dates:
  • June 07, 2021 to June 11, 2021
  • June 21, 2021 to June 25, 2021
  • July 12, 2021 to July 16, 2021
Cost:

$595/week for Day session, $2995/2-week Residential session

Biology
6th 7th 8th
Enrichment

Marine Biology

From the abundance of marine debris to development of toxic algal blooms, the state of today’s water systems and the organisms that call them home are in danger. Students will explore the impact of different organisms on the sustainability of marine ecosystems in New Orleans’s “backyard." By examining how human actions disrupt the balance of these fragile ecosystems, students will design solutions to protect the native species of Louisiana’s waterways. (Suggested course pairings: Animal Behavior, Debate)

Middle School Debate
Dates:
  • June 07, 2021 to June 11, 2021
  • June 14, 2021 to June 18, 2021
Cost:

$595/week for Day session, $2995/2-week Residential session

Humanities
6th 7th 8th
Enrichment

Middle School Debate

Debate is fantastic preparation for basic life skills including researching, public speaking, argument invention, civil refutation, effective note-taking, and careful listening. Our one-week middle school debate program is a perfect introduction to the fundamentals of debate as well a great opportunity for intermediate and experienced debaters to build their skills.

Mysteries of Medicine
Dates:
  • June 07, 2021 to June 11, 2021
  • June 21, 2021 to June 25, 2021
  • July 06, 2021 to July 09, 2021
  • July 19, 2021 to July 23, 2021
Cost:

$595/week for Day session, $2995/2-week Residential session

Biology
Health Science
9th 10th 11th 12th
Enrichment

Mysteries of Medicine

“I am going to be a doctor” … Ok, what type? From diagnosis to treatment, students will explore the complexity of modern medicine and the different medical specialties that intricately work together to solve each patient’s medical mystery. Through case studies, guest speakers, and field observations, students will develop a better understanding about what it means to “be a doctor”. They will be challenged to use their knowledge to diagnosis and prescribe treatments to their own medical mystery. (Note: This course is geared for early high school students. Suggested course pairings: Animals in Research, Biomedical Engineering – Biometrics, Sports Medicine: The Team Approach)

NASA’s ASTRO CAMP® - Roving Mars
Dates:
  • June 07, 2021 to June 11, 2021
  • July 06, 2021 to July 09, 2021
Cost:

$595/week for Day session, $2995/2-week Residential session

Computer Science
6th 7th 8th
Enrichment

NASA’s ASTRO CAMP® - Roving Mars

Is it safe for humans? Students will explore how astronautical engineers design robots to discover the suitability of taking humans to Mars. As students investigate the challenges NASA engineers face, they will learn how to program and build LEGO MINDSTORMS robots to successfully build rovers and navigate a simulated Mars environment. (Suggested course pairings: Astro® Camp – Living on the Moon, Are You a Maker?, Electrical Engineering – Exploring Clean Energy Solutions)

Sports Medicine - The Team Approach
Dates:
  • June 07, 2021 to June 11, 2021
  • July 12, 2021 to July 16, 2021
Cost:

$595/week for Day session, $2995/2-week Residential session

Sports Science
Health Science
9th 10th 11th 12th
Enrichment

Sports Medicine - The Team Approach

Discover the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of common sports injuries as you work alongside Tulane University’s Sports Medicine Care Team. Students will explore the world of sports medicine focusing on the specific roles of each member of the sports medicine total care team. During visits to Tulane’s athletic training room, students will learn common injury care techniques used by athletic trainers in taping labs and injury prevention sessions. Students will be exposed to the decision-making process used to provide cutting edge, evidence-based medical care to athletes. (Note: This course is geared for early high school students. Suggested course pairings: Medical Mysteries, Biomedical Engineering – Protecting Against Traumatic Brain Injuries, Neuroscience, Sports Analytics.)