Open to elementary school school students
Session Two (July 12th - August 6th)
In this course, students will learn the basics of environmental science. Topics will include Pollution, green energy, Intro to environmental science, Greenhouse gases, Ecology, and Earth systems. There will be an emphasis on interconnections between fields of science and how they can be applied to environmental crises. Classes will consist of 20 minute lectures followed by a hands-on science experiment or online lab, after that students will take a quiz that tests their knowledge and their grades will be assessed to determine whether they require extra homework. At the end of the course students will create their own science project using the skills they learnt in the lectures.
Instructor for Environmental Science
Nikhil Angani is a rising junior at Monta Vista High School in Cupertino, California. He has extensive knowledge on environmental science and has been working on projects and extending his use of interconnections in science to solve problems for the past 3 years. He is currently in the process of publishing a research paper to a scientific journal on his studies on phytoremediation. Nikhil has participated in Stanford’s Asian Liver Center conference for Youth Leadership and has taken multiple courses to stay up to date and aware of modern science, from Stanford’s EXPLORE course to UC Scout’s oceanography as well as his own self-studying in the field.