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Science Camp 2011

Take part in the Baltic Sea Science Camp!

Are you interested in science? Do you love the sea? Then get familiar with what marine science is all about! Experience how it feels to work in an international team, taking samples and analysing them, and trying to find answers to relevant questions.

Apply for the Baltic Sea Science Camp 2011. Participation is free of cost.

This year the Science Camp is hosted by the Szczecin University and the Institute of Oceanology PAN and will start September 3rd on the island Wolin, Poland and will end in Sopot, September 12th where students will give their final presentations at a conference. The scientific focus is set on the coastal zone as a dynamic area of natural change and of increasing human use.

When and where will the science camp take place?

Dates: 03 September – 12 September 2011
Location: Poland, Biała Góra on the Island of Wolin and Sopot

Who may take part, and how can I apply?

  • If you are a school student (15-19 years of age) from Sweden, Denmark, Lithuania, Poland, Germany, or another region in close vicinity to the Southern Baltic Sea, if you share an interest in marine scientific issues, are skilled in English, and are willing to work in an international group, then go ahead with your application! This is what you should do:
    • Download the application documents for students.
    • Fill in the application form.
    • Ask a science teacher to write a letter of reference or, alternatively, ask the scientist of the marine institution in your country (listed in the application form) for an interview.
    • Ask your school to fill in and sign the letter of agreement.
    • Ask your parents to fill in and sign the letter of agreement.
    • Double-check using the check list for students.
    • Send all the documents to the contact address offered below before 31st May 2011!
  • If you are a school teacher from one of the countries listed above, who teaches science classes at secondary schools, and if you are skilled in English and willing to work in an international group, your application is highly appreciated! Please, fill in the teachers' application form, and send it in before 31st May 2011!

Contact:

Artur Skowronek / Szczecin University
skowron@univ.szczecin.pl
Regina Terlecka / Institute of Oceanology PAN, Sopot
terlecka@iopan.gda.pl
Poland

Map of the South Baltic Sea, marking Biała Góra and the island Wolin