IMPORTANT: Signing up is a commitment since there are limited spaces. Before signing up, please contact [masked] for more details.
What: The Research & Engineering Project Seminar will guide students through an individual research project. The students will be mentored in producing either a competition-grade research paper or an engineering prototype product.
Who: There are no specific age limits on the seminar participants. However, the material and expectations will be geared toward students in grades 7 and above. The real criterion are a) the maturity to work through all phases of a project with some degree of independence, while relying on mentorship by others, b) the commitment to stick with a project – through both ups and downs, and c) the ability to communicate with others in order to plan, advocate for, identify challenges/solutions of and present YOUR individual project.
When: Our first meeting will be held at NOVA Labs on Wednesday, September 18th at 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. Since parents will be vital to this process, we need both students and parents to attend. We will meet about once per month for approximately 10 months. All in-person group meetings will take place at NOVA Labs. Additional meetings will be held online or with individual project mentors.
Cost: There will be a $50 per student fee for the seminar itself. This does not include any additional expenses that may be incurred as part of the individual project.
Note: Green Orientation is not a pre-requisite. However, use of Nova labs tools and equipment must be in full compliance with NOVA Labs rules and requirements.