Monthly Archives: March 2012

Research Weekend Four Concludes

Davis, WV – The 2012 Youth Science Discovery Experience concluded it’s fourth research weekend today.  The students will return for a final research colloquium weekend in April. YSDE is made possible through the cooperation between the National Youth Science Foundation … Continue reading

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Archery, Rockets and More

Davis, WV – Students belonging to the second cohort of the 2012 Youth Science Discovery Experience continued their research projects today.  The students spent the morning working with their research groups and the afternoon participating in seminars. See the full … Continue reading

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Research Weekend Four Continues

Davis, WV – Students to YSDE 2012 continued their research weekend today.  The students spent the morning working on their research projects, then reconvened for afternoon seminars. More photos and the daily schedule after the jump.

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Day one of YSDE 2012 research weekend four concludes.

Davis, WV – Students belonging to the second cohort of the Youth Science Discovery Experience returned to Canaan Valley Institute today.  Before the students returned to their research groups, they received a visit from the Three Rivers Avian Center for … Continue reading

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Fourth Research Weekend Begins

Davis, WV – Students in the second cohort of the 2012 Youth Science Discovery Experience returned to Canaan Valley Institute today. The students will be sharing their progress and continuing their collaborations with the scientists there.  As the research weekend … Continue reading

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Summer Science Opportunity for Students in 10th-12th Grades

  Marshall University is offering a summer science camp opportunity that may interest students participating or interested in the Youth Science Discovery Experience: Program: Problem Solving Using Search as a Principal Paradigm – A STEM Workshop for High School Students Eligibility: … Continue reading

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Cohort 1 Teams Wrap Up Their March Session

Snow flurries moved in this morning as Cohort 1 wrapped up the last day of the current session.  The raptor team got in a few last lab experiments with airfoil and glider designs.    Then they took the gliders outside … Continue reading

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Cohort 1, March 3rd

Today YSDE teams took turbine models outside, started measuring lift properties of different wing designs, continued to track evapotranspiration in the greenhouse, cultured more bacteria, and conducted further strength and flame tests on silverware and flatware of various materials: Seminar … Continue reading

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YSDE Cohort 1, March 2nd

Today was full of new experiments and exciting seminars.  The raptor group started building wing models, the compost group was on fire, and the wind power team built a new turbine design, generating enough power to run a small water … Continue reading

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Sunny Day Start for YSDE Session 2, Cohort 1

The Youth Science Discovery Experience returned to Canaan Valley Institute with the second session for Cohort 1.  Water was high in the Blackwater River after recent storms, but the day was sunny for students traveling in from around the state. … Continue reading

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