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Johns Hopkins Medicine Hosts Five-Day Summer Science Camp for East Baltimore Elementary School Students - 06/20/2008

Johns Hopkins Medicine Hosts Five-Day Summer Science Camp for East Baltimore Elementary School Students

Release Date: June 20, 2008

WHAT:  Johns Hopkins Medicine Hosts Five-Day Summer Science Camp for East Baltimore Elementary School Students

WHO:  Hopkins scientists and youngsters from Ft. Worthington Elementary, Dr. Rayner Browne Elementary, Dr. Bernard Harris, Sr. Elementary, William A. Paca Elementary, Harford Heights Intermediate and Tench Tilghman Elementary schools

WHY: The Science Camp is part of an initiative between BCPSS and Johns Hopkins Medicine to promote science education among East Baltimore elementary students in hopes of inspiring them to pursue careers in science and medicine. Students will get firsthand knowledge of science research from Hopkins faculty and staff. Scientific areas covered include crystals, DNA, use of chemicals in science and use of microscopes.

WHEN: June 23-27, 2008

WHERE: Laboratories and classroom in the Preclinical Teaching Building, 725 N. Wolfe Street will be the educational setting, except for an excursion to the Maryland Science Center on June 26. Closing exercises take place on June 27 at 12:30 p.m. in the Mountcastle Auditorium, 725 N. Wolfe Street.

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