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Monday, July 17, 2017

Waves (recommended for grade 8)

Workshop | July 17 – 18, 2017 every day | 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 FOSS Project Staff

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Registration is now open for our FOSS Next Generation Middle School Summer Institutes! Join the development team at the Lawrence Hall of Science in Berkeley, CA for 2-day sessions, each introducing a brand new Next Generation edition 6-week course featuring three-dimensional interaction.


 If paying by check please make checks payable to "UC Regents." Mail checks and POs to: FOSS —Attention: Gricelda Mendez-Zarco Lawrence Hall of Science 1 Centennial Drive Berkeley CA 94720-5200. Registration opens February 9. Register online or by calling Vanessa Castañeda at 510-642-7154, or by emailing Vanessa Castañeda at vcastaneda@berkeley.edu by May 12.

San Ramon Young Writer's Camp

Workshop | July 10 – 28, 2017 every day | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. |  California High

 Bay Area Writing Project

Sponsored by the Bay Area Writing Project of UC Berkeley, the camps offer kids a unique opportunity to develop their creative abilities and writing talents. In a relaxed campatmosphere, campers will receive specific writing instruction and conference individually with staff to build and reinforce their writing skills. The camps are for students who like to write! They are not remedial writing...   More >

Academic Writing: Developing Craft and Critical Thinking

Course | July 17 – 21, 2017 every day | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | 4635 Tolman Hall

 Bay Area Writing Project

This academic course prepares high school students to engage writing across multiple genres. Key skills gained are: ability to decode writing assignments, understand the key features of most assigned genres of writing, developing self-assessment strategies and routines for engaging complex text, and developing a writing style.
Participants will engage a range of texts and will be required to...   More >

Raul Monsalve (Boulder / ASU): Current Developments and Constraints of Redshifted 21-cm Models by EDGES

Seminar | July 17 | 1:10-2 p.m. | 501B Campbell Hall

 Raul Monsalve, Arizona State University

 Radio Astronomy Lab

The Experiment to Detect the Global EoR Signature (EDGES) aims to detect the sky-average 21-cm signal from neutral hydrogen in the intergalactic medium (IGM) at redshifts 27 > z > 6. This is the period when the first stars, galaxies, and black holes formed and reionized the IGM, and it is accessed through radio measurements in the range 50-200 MHz. Since 2015, EDGES has deployed three instruments...   More >