STEM Immersion: 2013-2014
The STEM Immersion program was developed and administered by the University of Florida Center for Precollegiate Education and Training (UF CPET) in conjunction with the FloridaLearns STEM Scholars program, which is funded through the Florida Department of Education’s Race to the Top Award. The University of Florida happily welcomed ~90 STEM scholars per year from the Panhandle Area Educational Consortium (PAEC), the Heartland Educational Consortium (HEC), and the North East Florida Educational Consortium (NEFEC) districts in Florida.
Students, either juniors or seniors in high school, were invited to the University of Florida to learn more about the STEM careers and to research into what kind of careers they were interested in having in the future. In order to learn about some of these careers, the students attended lectures, labs, and even the surrounding natural areas at UF. The week culminated in the students giving a presentation on a STEM career of their choice. Students were very appreciative of the experiences they had on campus and are looking forward to learning more about the immense amount of careers and majors available to them as they go off to college in the coming years.
STEM Immersion Programs by Year
Click here to see which UF faculty were involved in the STEM Immersion programs.
Click here to view photos and videos taken during the STEM Immersion programs.