Today marked the first full day of the WVYSC – meaning delegates had a day packed with activities!
The first event after breakfast was a lecture by Dr. Crystal Hubbard on WV Source Water Assessment & Protection. She taught delegates about the geology of surface and groundwater, then passed on tips so that everyone could work towards keeping water sources safe for future use.
Next delegates moved onto their first directed study block! Continue reading
After arrival at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory delegates began their first day of the 2014 WVYSC! When students weren’t unpacking, listening to open speeches, or having camp tours they were busy getting to know each other over frisbees and soccer balls on the front lawn. After dinner their more routine camp activities began with lecture from Don Osborne who talked about creating Light Emitting Ceramic Devices.
Be sure to check out the photo gallery for more pictures of daily activities!
Delegates arrived from around the state for the 2014 West Virginia Youth Science Camp today. They will spend the next 11 days exploring a wide variety of STEM topics with WVYSC staph and visiting scientists.Check back often for program updates and photo galleries!