UW Science: Behind the Scenes (Grades 5-8)

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The research that is taking place right at our fingertips at UW–Madison affects our daily lives. This class will introduce you to new fields of research, engage you in hands-on experiments, and offer you the opportunity to visit labs and science departments around campus. Past fields of exploration have included limnology, geology, and a behind-the-scenes visit to the primate lab. If you want an up-close look or a better understanding of what it means to engage in the sciences happening right in your backyard, this class is for you.

Student profile

This course is designed as a challenging enrichment opportunity for students completing grades 5-8.

Important dates

Application deadlines

Application opens: Nov. 29, 2022
Deadline: Apply by May 1, 2023

Tuition deadlines

The first half of tuition is due by May 15, 2023. The second half of tuition is due by June 1, 2023

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Program Questions?

Contact Denise Ksioszk at denise.ksioszk@wisc.edu or 608-262-0002

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