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May 18, 2001
Contact: Steve Buchholz, Public Information Manager, 394- 6082
High School Students Can Enjoy A Summer of Science
High school students can chronicle the cosmos and explore the Earth this summer at the Children’s Science Center in downtown Rapid City.
The South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is offering two summer science courses that will allow high school students to gain a better perspective of the physical Earth and the space that surrounds it.
A space science course will be held from 8 p. m. to midnight, Tuesday, Aug. 14, through Thursday, Aug. 16. Students will study planetary geology, lives of stars, galaxies, comets and they will explore the origins of the solar system and the universe.
An Earth science course will be held from 9 a. m. to 4: 30 p. m., Monday, July 30, through Thursday, Aug. 2, uses the Earth as a laboratory and the Museum of Geology at South Dakota Tech to teach students an understanding of mineralogy, petrology, structural geology, plate tectonics and paleontology.
Classes will be held at the Children’s Science Center, 515 West Blvd., Rapid City. The location provides access to a geologically diverse environment and dark skies ideally suited to the overall experience.
A fee of $ 195 is required for each class.
Call the Children’s Science Center at ( 605) 394- 6996 or South Dakota Tech University and Public Relations at ( 605) 394- 2554 to register or for more information.
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