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Science Day

Feb 29, 2020 at 9:00am to at 2:30pm
Science Day

Please join Heidelberg University’s American Chemical Society (ACS) Chem Club for our first High School Science Day on Saturday, February 29th. This event is designed to expose high school students to different aspects of science - there is something to interest everyone! During the day, there will also be opportunities to speak with current Heidelberg students about their college life and to meet with the Admission Office.

There is no charge to participate in Science Day and lunch will be included. At the end of the day, participants will receive a free t-shirt and other swag. During lunch, students will have an opportunity to talk with faculty about life as a scientist.  

Register for Science Day

Personalize Your Day

Check-in begins at 9am with the first session starting at 9:30. The day will be run like an open house - sessions and panels will be running throughout the day and you can pick and choose which you'd like to attend. Students who stay the whole day will be able to attend seven sessions. 

Faculty Presentations

  • Athletes Who Dope and How to Catch Them
  • Sport Science
  • Causes of Harmful Algal Blooms in Lake Erie 
  • Challenges and Opportunities for Women in Aquatic Sciences 
  • History of Birth Control 
  • Blood Pressure Typing
  • DNA Extraction
  • Cancer Genetics
  • Pure Science in STEM
  • Drones

Student Presentations

  • Combating False Science
  • Women in STEM
  • Science Internships
  • Ripped from the Headlines
  • Careers in Science
  • Nationwide Children's Hospital

Student Research Projects

  • The Alaskan Experience
  • Dog Genetics
  • Antibiotic Development and Characterization
  • The National Institutes of Health and the programs they offer for students
  • Metabolic Rates of Rats

Tours and Panels

  • Heidelberg 101
  • Student Life
  • Alliance for Sustainability: Go Green!
  • Cadaver Lab Tour
  • Department: Chemistry and Biochemistry Department
  • Event Location: Gillmor Science Hall
  • Contact Email: nberes@heidelberg.edu
  • Contact Phone: 419-448-2015

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