Science & Engineering Institute @ ASMSA - January 21st
ASMSA Invites You to Attend:
Science and Engineering Institute
Date: Saturday, January 21st, 2017
Where: The Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences and the Arts, 200 Whittington Ave., Hot Springs, AR, 71901
Time: 9:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
Who Can attend: All Arkansas students currently enrolled in 6th - 9th grade
Students will attend the following session:
Cancer: How it forms and how we fight it (3 Hrs): Participants will learn what steps are necessary to transform a healthy cell into a cancerous one and will find out about the latest breakthroughs in cancer treatments including nanotechnology, immunotherapy, vaccines and genome editing. They will also conduct a lab to compare healthy cheek cells with cancerous ones.
Schedule of events:
9:00 - 9:15 Registration
9:15 - 10:30 Session 1
10:30 - 10:45 Break
10:45 - 12:00 Session 2
Parents or legal guardians: Please print and sign the ASMSA General Release and Waiver and Media Release Form. Your child should bring the completed forms to the event. Extras will be provided on site which can be completed prior to the event.