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Shadow a Scientist Program

 

Shadow a Scientist This summer program pairs a group of two Middle School students with a Research Scientist at the University of Texas for a two hour tour of the scientist’s lab and experiments in progress.

The goal of the program is to provide the opportunity for young students to cultivate their interest in science and allow them to experience first-hand what a scientist does on a daily basis.

Students can choose a research area that interests them and when possible they will be matched with a scientist doing research in that area.

 

DUE TO COVID19, THE SHADOW A SCIENTIST PROGRAM WILL BE REMOTE THIS SUMMER (2021) AND WILL BE HELD VIA ZOOM ON CERTAIN WEDNESDAY AFTERNOONS (JUNE 2–JULY 21) STARTING AT 2PM. 

** Please note that when you register, ALL WEDNESDAYS will show up as having a waiting list, however this is an artifact of the registration system.  You should: 
  • Sign up for ALL WEDNESDAYS that you are available.

  • You will then BE MATCHED with a scientist on ONE WEDNESDAY this summer depending on the availability of the participating scientists. 

 

 

We look forward to having your student shadow a scientist at UT. The experience is rewarding for both the host and shadow!

If you have further questions please contact the FRI Outreach Director, Dr. Greg Clark:

Phone: 512-471-1074 or 512-467-0145.  | Email: gbclark@utexas.edu