We are pleased to announce SOLID! (SciTeens Online Learning In Data Science), a new program offering for Florida students this spring break! SciTeens will be hosting 2 week-long virtual day camps where students will learn data science through Python and its application to real world datasets. Students will be able to learn the skills necessary to conduct advanced research, data exploration techniques plotting, statistical testing, and data sorting. There is no charge for the camps, allowing any student who expresses a desire to learn more about the data science a chance to participate. Both sessions are perfect for students interested in conducting research do NOT need to know ANY programming to join us! Students can enroll in one or both sessions, but must be able to commit to the entire week.
The program is designed for high-school students (grades 9-12) currently enrolled in a Florida school.
To be considered for acceptance, applicants must:
- Be Currently enrolled in high school (grades 9-12) in a Florida school
- Be able to commit for the entire week(s) of the program
- Maintain a permanent resident in the state of FL
Important Program Dates:
- January 15, 2021: Applications available online
- February 15, 2021: Application deadline
- March 1, 2021: Admission decisions finalized (on or before this day)
Camps will run SYNCHRONOUSLY MONDAY TO FRIDAY FROM 4-6 PM EST via Zoom
Students can enroll in one or both sessions.
BIOLOGICAL DATA SCIENCE CAMP (Dates: 3/15-3/19):
Students will explore Biological data, specifically COVID-19 data & learn the necessary techniques for analyzing and processing open-source COVID-19 data to derive key insights into the spread of the virus.
ECOLOGICAL DATA SCIENCE CAMP (Dates: 3/22-3/26):
Students will explore Ecological data, specifically open-source data provided by the National Ecological Observatory Network & learn data analysis techniques for importing and analyzing ecological data.
APPLICANTS: Complete and submit application by February 15 deadline: https://fsu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cFHpSv92xMj0OMt
SOLID! Camp Information Flyer (click to download pdf)