K-12 Student STEM Opportunities
An opportunity for K-12 students to present any STEM-related project. The Science Fair is typically held in the spring.
Brain Discovery is an exciting neuroscience outreach program that brings Washington University scientists into local 4th-6th grade classrooms. Participating classes are paired with visiting scientists who meet with the class one hour per week over a six-week period. Students have an opportunity to explore the brain and nervous system through hands-on experiments and activities, while learning about the scientific process and what it means to be a scientist.
Adventures in Medicine and Science (AIMS) is an outreach program of Saint Louis University that combines hands-on programs, auditorium presentations and distance learning to bring lessons of anatomy and science to life for students across the country and the world. AIMS is a youth community outreach program that provides health education and prevention information to students throughout the school year. Programs for students in grades 6-12.
The mission of the BESt Pharmacy Summer Institute is to expose and prepare local multicultural high school students for future careers in healthcare, with an emphasis in pharmacy. The mission is executed with a model that combines academics, exposure, and professional development.
With a focus on both education and real world experience, Camp Cardiac provides high school students with a unique opportunity to learn directly from experts in the medical field. In addition, this 1-week summer day camp provides a foundation for heart healthy living with an emphasis on both diet and exercise. Although Camp Cardiac’s primary focus is on care and maintenance of the heart, it provides an excellent starting point for careers in all fields of medicine.
With a focus on both education and real world experience, Camp Neuro provides high school students with a unique opportunity to learn directly from experts in both the medical and psychological fields. In addition, this 1-week summer day camp provides a foundation for healthy living with an emphasis on both diet and exercise. Although Camp Neuro’s primary focus is on care and maintenance of the brain as well as psychology, it provides an excellent starting point for careers in all fields of medicine.
Washington University School of Medicine’s Mini-Medical Schools, I, II, and III offer a unique opportunity for adults to learn about medical education and patient care without homework or exams. The courses cover a variety of medical specialties, plus surgery, neuroscience, orthopedics, pediatrics, genomics and more. Anyone over the age of 16 may apply.