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Build a Telescope

 

Build A Solar Cooker

 

Trace the Invisible

Light

 

Light Speed

 

Solar Radiation and Geneva Lake

 

NASA MESSENGER

Hydrogen Fuel Cell Cars

 

Electronics and Windmills

 

Display and Analyze Images

 

Design and Build

Water Rockets

 

Observe with Telescopes

 

Activity Summaries, Journal Prompts, and National Standards

 

Building Telescopes

Build Your Own Telescopes

Solar Cooker

Build a Solar Cooker

Tracing Invisible Light

Trace Rays of Invisible Light

Light Speed

Measure Light Speed

Lake Study

Investigate Solar Radiation and Lake Geneva

 

MESSENGER

MESSENGER Mission

Hydrogen Fuel Cell Cars

Build Hydrogen Fuel Cell Cars

Electronics

Electronics and Windmills Part 1

Electronics and Windmills Part 2

Display and Analyze Images

Display and Analyze Images (To analyze crater image above, right click to save as Craters.fts) Open with image procesing software.)

Water Rocket

Water Rockets

 

YAAYS Summer Academy 2008

 

What is this light that comes from the Sun and other Stars?

How fast does it get to Earth?

How does sunlight energize Earth?

Does Solar Energy interact with Earth's Atmosphere and Waters?

 

Is there an energy crisis or an ingenuity crisis?

Let's engineer and invent!

 

How does Earth

Collect and Transform Energy from our Star the Sun?

How do we Measure Energy

Put Energy to Work?

 

What is a temperature? How does it relate to energy?

Scientists

Prof. Kyle Cudworth, Prof. Al Harper, Prof. Rich Kron

Max Mutchler, Ted Peters, John Briggs

 

Educators

Kevin McCarron, Peggy Piper, Ed Sadler, Margie Corp, Kathy Schmidt, Geoff Holt

Walter Glogowski, Sue Raslowsky, Dr. Rich DeCoster, Laura DiMartino, Dewey Caton

Elizabeth Ramseyer, Sherry Shelley, Vivian Hoette

 

Undergraduates

Meghan Joost, Chelsea Reilley, John Chisholm

 

Camp Manager: Sherry Shelley

Content Manager: Elizabeth Ramseyer

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YAAYS is funded by the National Science Foundation Award #0639690