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Week of June 13, 2021

Animals in Research – What it Means to Care
Dates:
  • June 14, 2021 to June 18, 2021
  • June 28, 2021 to July 02, 2021
  • July 12, 2021 to July 16, 2021
Cost:

1-Week Day Session:  $595, 2-Week Residential Session: $2995

Biology
9th 10th 11th 12th
Enrichment

Animals in Research – What it Means to Care

Do you really know what it takes to care for the animals being used in research? Students will explore the complexity of animal research – it’s value to society, the regulations regarding treatment and care of the animals, as well as the multitude of people whose work is vital to functioning of a research facility. They will be challenged to look at BOTH sides of animal research as they debate its future. Note: This course is geared for early high school students. Suggested course pairings: Mysteries of Medicine, Biomedical Engineering – Biometrics, Wetland Conservation 

Biomedical Engineering - Biometrics
Dates:
  • June 14, 2021 to June 18, 2021
  • June 28, 2021 to July 02, 2021
  • July 12, 2021 to July 16, 2021
Cost:

1-Week Day Session:  $595, 2-Week Residential Session: $2995

Engineering
9th 10th 11th 12th
Enrichment

Biomedical Engineering - Biometrics

How do engineers utilize the electrical signaling to develop tools to monitor the inner workings of the human body? Students will explore how biometrical tools are designed, built, and marketed. They will work together to propose an enhanced prototype for a biometric tool that expands its current accessibility and function. (Note: This course is geared for early high school students. Suggested course pairings: Mysteries of Medicine, Biomedical Engineering – Protecting Against Traumatic Brain Injuries, Neuroscience.)

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
  • June 14, 2021 to June 25, 2021
Cost:

1-week Day Session: $595, 2-Week Online Session: $395

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.)

Climate Change
Dates:
  • June 14, 2021 to June 18, 2021
  • June 28, 2021 to July 02, 2021
  • July 12, 2021 to July 16, 2021
  • June 28, 2021 to July 09, 2021
Cost:

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

Environmental Science
9th 10th 11th 12th
Enrichment

Climate Change

Can you predict the future? Students will expand their understanding of climate change and the impact that factors such as rising global sea-surface temperatures have on our communities. They will be tasked with proposing solutions on how humans can counteract climate change and develop safeguards for their own future. (Note: This course is geared for upper high school students. Suggested course pairings: Infectious Disease, Electrical Engineering – Powering Energy Grids of the Future, Applied Mathematics.)

Electrical Engineering – Exploring Clean Energy Solutions
Dates:
  • June 14, 2021 to June 18, 2021
  • July 12, 2021 to July 16, 2021
Cost:

1-week Day Session: $595

Engineering
6th 7th 8th
Enrichment

Electrical Engineering – Exploring Clean Energy Solutions

Students will explore how electrical engineers utilize alternative energy sources, such as fuel cells, solar panels, and wind turbines, to generate electricity for today’s communities. Students will design energy plans that are best suited to the natural, renewable resources available in different ecosystems around the world. Using this knowledge, students will be challenged to build models of sustainable and clean energy solutions for the homes and cities of tomorrow. (Suggested residential course pairings: Astro® Camp – Living on the Moon, Astro® Camp – Roving Mars, Are You a Maker?, Biomedical Engineering: Prosthetic Limbs)

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
  • June 14, 2021 to June 26, 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)

Introduction to Video Game Development and Python
Dates:
  • June 14, 2021 to June 18, 2021
  • June 28, 2021 to July 02, 2021
  • July 12, 2021 to July 16, 2021
Cost:

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

Computer Science
9th 10th 11th 12th
Enrichment

Video Game Development and Python

“Throw Me Something Mister.” Ever wonder what it would be like to be a part of a krewe riding on a float through the streets of New Orleans throwing beads to the crowds that line the parade route? Students will learn and use Python to develop a game that simulates a Mardi Gras krewe’s travels along their New Orleans parade route. (Note: This course is geared for upper high school students. Suggested course pairings: LEGO MINDSTORMS – Cleaning Up After Mardi Gras, Applied Mathematics.)

Mysteries of Medicine
Dates:
  • June 07, 2021 to June 11, 2021
  • June 21, 2021 to June 25, 2021
  • June 14, 2021 to June 25, 2021
  • July 06, 2021 to July 09, 2021
  • July 19, 2021 to July 23, 2021
  • July 12, 2021 to July 23, 2021
Cost:

1-Week Day Session:  $595, 2-Week Residential Session: $2995, 2-Week Online Session: $395

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® - Living on the Moon
Dates:
  • June 14, 2021 to June 18, 2021
  • June 28, 2021 to July 02, 2021
  • June 28, 2021 to July 09, 2021
Cost:

1-week Day Session: $595, 2-Week Online Session: $395

Engineering
6th 7th 8th
Enrichment

NASA’s ASTRO CAMP® - Living on the Moon

Ever dream of living on the moon? In this course, students will explore what humans needs to live and work on the moon. They will use their explorations to collaboratively design and create models of lunar habitats suitable to sustain human life. (Suggested course pairings: Astro® Camp – Roving Mars, Are You a Maker?, Electrical Engineering – Exploring Clean Energy Solutions)

Neuroscience
Dates:
  • June 14, 2021 to June 18, 2021
  • June 21, 2021 to June 25, 2021
  • June 28, 2021 to July 02, 2021
  • July 06, 2021 to July 09, 2021
  • July 12, 2021 to July 16, 2021
  • June 28, 2021 to July 09, 2021
Cost:

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

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

Neuroscience

Imagine a world in which in a moment you went from being able to smell and taste your favorite food to losing your ability to process those senses. Students will examine the varying impacts of traumatic brain injuries on the body’s ability to function normally. In consultation with experts, students will propose solutions to assist survivors of traumatic brain injuries. (Note: This course is geared for upper high school students. Suggested course pairings: Biomedical Engineering – Protecting Against Traumatic Brain Injuries, Biomedical Engineering – Biometrics, Infectious Disease, Applied Mathematics)

Newcomb Summer Session: Reproductive Rights in the Media
Dates:
  • June 14, 2021 to June 25, 2021
Cost:

$395/2-week online session

Gender Studies
10th 11th 12th
Enrichment

Newcomb Summer Session: Media and Reproductive Rights

*Online Only Course*

How have television, film, and new media technologies shaped public opinion and policy around reproductive issues? This course focuses on relationships among reproductive politics, popular media, social media, and movements for reproductive rights and justice in the United States. By analyzing a range of today’s media – from Jane the Virgin and Teen Mom to sex ed and fertility apps – students will gain an understanding of key issues within reproductive politics, including the effects of social inequalities on reproductive freedom and outcomes.

Newcomb Summer Session: Women’s Advocacy
Dates:
  • June 14, 2021 to June 25, 2021
Cost:

$395/2-week Online session

Gender Studies
10th 11th 12th
Enrichment

Newcomb Summer Session: Women’s Advocacy

*Online Only Course*

Students are passionate about social issues in their communities. But how can they get the word out and effect change? In this course, students will learn the tactics of persuasive communications necessary to advocate for causes they believe in. Students will practice these methods, from effective public speaking to strategic social media, to create effective communications. Seminar discussions will focus on contemporary issues of gender, politics, and advocacy work.

Sports Analytics: Moneyball for All - How Analytics have Revolutionized the Sports World
Dates:
  • June 21, 2021 to June 25, 2021
  • July 06, 2021 to July 09, 2021
  • July 19, 2021 to July 23, 2021
  • June 14, 2021 to June 25, 2021
Cost:

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

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

Sports Analytics: Moneyball for All - How Analytics have Revolutionized the Sports World

Should a football team punt on 4th down or go for it? Does home-court advantage really matter? These questions were once answered by a coach’s gut-instinct, player’s skill, or perhaps even team tradition. The sports industry is now turning to statistical analysis and number-based reasoning for answers. In this course, students will focus on how analytics is utilized to guide different aspects of sports teams from game strategy to team operations and management. (Note: This course is geared for upper high school students. Suggested course pairings: Applied Mathematics, Biomedical Engineering – Protecting Against Traumatic Brain Injuries, Sports Medicine – The Team Approach.)

Sports Marketing
Dates:
  • June 14, 2021 to June 18, 2021
  • June 28, 2021 to July 02, 2021
  • June 28, 2021 to July 09, 2021
Cost:

$595/week for Day session, $2995/2-week Residential session, $395/2-week online course

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

Sports Marketing: Competition Beyond the Game

Are you sports consumer savvy? Sports Marketing is comprised of a wide range of products such as the sporting event itself, the athletes, teams, facilities, equipment and merchandise as well as nutrition and personal training. In this course, students will have the opportunity to gain insight and develop skills related to the business side of the ever-changing sports industry. Using the knowledge and skills learned, students will collaboratively work together to develop a marketing strategy to promote the mentioned products to the consumer population and develop decision-making skills in advertising, public relations, event marketing and sponsoring as they relate to the sports industry.

Biomedical Engineering
Dates:
  • June 14, 2021 to June 26, 2021
  • June 21, 2021 to June 25, 2021
Cost:

$395/2-week online session

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

Introduction to Biomedical Engineering

*Online Course Only*

Biomedical engineering is a multidisciplinary field at the interface of engineering, medicine, and living systems. Through design challenges, case studies, and guest speakers, students will explore this diverse field and develop a better understanding of how engineering design is applied solve problems associated with healthcare and human activity. For their culminating project, students will select a real-world healthcare challenge that their community faces and design innovative solutions.