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Summer Biotechnology Boot Camps
July 11-13, 2017 for grades 6-8 Biotech Boot Camp:
Students will learn how to use the tools of biotechnology, separate molecules, quantify proteins, and insert DNA into bacteria.
July 18-20, 2017 for grades 9-10 Biotech Boot Camp:
Students will make solutions, analyze DNA, purify proteins, separate molecules, transform bacteria, and clone DNA fragments.
July 25-27, 2017 for grades 11-12 Biotech Boot Camp:
Students will produce reagents, amplify DNA by the Polymerase Chain Reaction, detect Genetically Modified DNA in corn chips, and analyze proteins by Polyacrylamide Gel Electrophoresis.
Summer Coding Camps
June 6-7, 2017 for grades 5-6
Kids can start programming in elementary school! Scratch, an object-oriented programming language is capable of doing all sorts of computer tasks, even designing or modifying classic video games!
June 13-14, 2017 for grades 7-8
This Coding Camp will expose students in grades 6-8 to the basic computer programming/coding skills. They will also have the opportunity to work with NetLogo which is a multi-agent programmable modeling
June 27- June 29, 2017 for grades 9-12
This summer, at the San Joaquin County Office of Education, high school students will learn how to program in Scratch and Python on a Raspberry Pi to make their own system and their own game.
Engineering and Robotics
Potential offerings and dates T.B.D
To learn more about the Office of Science and STEM Integration/Innovation S²I ², visit www.sjcoescience.org.