Jess & Mildred Fisher College of Science & Mathematics


Robert Noyce Scholarship Program

Events

Hackerman Academy Saturday Science - November 20, 2010

The Robert Noyce Scholars participated in the "Synaptic Fire ! Activating the Brain and Body" presentation given by Ms. Karen Campbell Kuebler of Towson University's Department of Dance. After the presentation, the Noyce Scholars led hands-on science activities for the students (and their parents) who attended.

Two models of the human brain made from Jello
The "Brain" station
Ginger Ridgely explains the anatomy of the brain using a "brain mold" made from butter scotch Jello
Ginger Ridgely explains the anatomy of the brain using a "brain mold" made from butter scotch Jello.
Stephanie Burke helps a student build a puzzle
Stephanie Burke helps a student build a puzzle to show that puzzles engage the brain to retain information on shapes, sizes and color in order to choose pieces that will fit together properly. Hunting for pieces requires the brain to memorize what each piece looks like.
Drew Shelton demonstrates the chemical formula water (H2O) by using students to show one molecule of water has two hydrogen atoms
At "The Elements" station, Drew Shelton demonstrates the chemical formula water (H2O)
by using students to show one molecule of water has two hydrogen atoms
covalently bonded to a single oxygen atom.
Dimitri Noplos displays the anatomy of a neuron or nerve cell
At "The Anatomy of a Neuron" station, Dimitri Noplos displays the anatomy of a neuron or nerve cell.
Dimitri shows a student that a nerve cell works as an electric excitable cell
Dimitri shows a student that a nerve cell works as an electric excitable cell that processes and transmits information by electrical and chemical signals.
A student focus on an anatomy model
A student focus on an anatomy model.

 

Robert Noyce Scholarship Program
The Jess and Mildred Fisher
College of Science and Mathematics
Smith Hall, Room 312-E (campus map)

Tissa J. Thomas
Project Administrator
Phone: 410-704-2261
Fax: 410-704-2604
E-mail: Noyce@towson.edu

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