Summer Science Academy

The Summer Science Academy at McDaniel College in Westminster, Md, is a summer program for science-oriented high school students. SummerScienceAcademy.com

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sciencealert.com 03/18/2020

The Supermassive Black Hole at The Centre of Our Galaxy Is Becoming More Active

The center of our galaxy hosts a supermassive black hole called "Sagittarius A*", which has been really active in recent months.

sciencealert.com Sagittarius A*, the supermassive black hole at the centre of the Milky Way, isn't exactly rowdy. It's not classified as an active galactic nucleus - one of those galactic cores that glow exceedingly brightly as they feast on copious amounts of materi

nationalgeographic.com 03/17/2020

Will warming spring temperatures slow the coronavirus outbreak?

Whether the coronavirus that’s quickly spreading around the world will follow the flu season and subside with spring’s arrival is unsatisfyingly uncertain, and many scientists say it’s too soon to know how the dangerous virus will behave in warmer weather.

nationalgeographic.com Flu season generally subsides in April and March, but will the coronavirus go with it? Past coronavirus outbreaks can offer clues.

03/13/2020

Enrollment is now open for the 2020 SSA's Forensic Science course! Some of the topics we'll cover during this week-long class include eyewitness testimony, drug analysis, blood & DNA analysis, and forensic anthropology & entomology.

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qoo.ly 03/11/2020

Scholarship - Summer Science Academy

Would you like to get a $40,000 scholarship to attend McDaniel College? The Summer Science Academy makes it possible! Learn how ⬇

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qoo.ly 03/10/2020

Why Is Washing Your Hands So Important, Anyway? |Science | Smithsonian Magazine

A dive into the science behind why hand-washing and alcohol-based hand sanitizer work so well.

qoo.ly Washing your hands is one of the most important ways to interrupt transmission of viruses or other pathogens.

03/03/2020

“Exploration is in our nature. We began as wanderers, and we are wanderers still. We have lingered long enough on the shores of the cosmic ocean. We are ready at last to set sail for the stars.” ― Carl Sagan. #QuoteOfTheDay

nationalgeographic.com 02/28/2020

Why human feet evolved arches—and what happens if you lack them

New research shows an arch running along the tops of human feet supports our unique mobility 🚶‍♂️

nationalgeographic.com New research shows an arch running along the tops of human feet supports our unique mobility.

qoo.ly 02/25/2020

Are No Two Snowflakes Alike? The Science of Snow - Summer Science Academy

In this blog post, we dive deep into the science behind why no two snowflakes are alike ❄

qoo.ly Do you wanna build a snowflake? Learn about the science of snow and why it's so often true that no two snowflakes are alike in today's blog.

qoo.ly 02/20/2020

Course Descriptions - Summer Science Academy

The Summer Science Academy at McDaniel College is a great way for high school students to explore their interests in science — and benefit their college future.

Take a look at the fascinating courses we're offering this summer 2020! 🙌

qoo.ly The Summer Science Academy at McDaniel College is a program for science-oriented high school students.

smithsonianmag.com 02/17/2020

Watch a Coyote and Badger Hunt Their Prey Together

This viral video gives scientists an inside look at how cooperative hunters interact with human-made structures.

smithsonianmag.com The viral video gives scientists an inside look at how cooperative hunters interact with human-made structures

02/14/2020

“I am among those who think that science has great beauty. A scientist in his laboratory is not only a technician: he is also a child placed before natural phenomena, which impress him like a fairy tale.” ― Marie Curie

#QuoteOfTheDay

02/11/2020

February 11 is International Day of Women and Girls in Science!⚛ Now it is the perfect opportunity to discuss the improvements society can take to increase the number of women in science and better help them succeed. Have some fun today by learning about female scientists and support young women in pursuit of a STEM career 👩‍🔬

02/06/2020

Registration for high school students is now open for Summer Science Academy 2020! All students earn a guaranteed $40,000 scholarship to McDaniel College.
Visit: www.SummerScienceAcademy.com

02/06/2020

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Is it true that no two snowflakes are alike? Let’s take a look at the science behind it and see if we can answer this question once and for all ❄.

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technologyreview.com 02/03/2020

This is the highest-resolution photo of the sun ever taken

Astronomers have just released the highest-resolution image of the sun. Taken by the Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope in Maui, it gives us an unprecedented view of our nearest star and brings us closer to solving several long-standing mysteries.

technologyreview.com You can see structures on the surface as small as 18.5 miles in size.

02/02/2020

Summer Science Academy

qoo.ly 01/30/2020

5 Events For Potential Science Majors Near Maryland - Summer Science Academy

Take a look at five popular events near Maryland you shouldn't miss out if you’re planning a future as a science major.

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livescience.com 01/27/2020

Scientists Discover 4 Distinct Patterns of Aging

Scientists have come closer to understanding why the aging process varies so drastically between people.

livescience.com Scientists have come closer to understanding why people seem to age at different rates.

smithsonianmag.com 01/24/2020

The Science Behind Snow Rollers, Ice Circles and Other Winter Phenomena

A meteorologist from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) explains how bizarre snow and ice formations take shape—and where you're most likely to see them.

smithsonianmag.com A meteorologist explains how bizarre snow and ice formations take shape—and where you're most likely to see them

01/21/2020

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qoo.ly 01/16/2020

5 Events For Potential Science Majors Near Maryland - Summer Science Academy

This new year, consider attending these five amazing science events in and around Maryland to prepare for your future at McDaniel College.

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01/13/2020

Did you know that if you took out all the empty space in our atoms, the human race could fit in the volume of a sugar cube?
The atoms that make up the world around us seem solid but are in fact over 99.99999% empty space ⚛

qoo.ly 01/10/2020

Earth has had more major mass extinctions than we realized

In the history of life, there have been many flameouts and setbacks. But by singling out and studying the biggest ones, geologists can begin to unearth patterns and search for common causes.

qoo.ly All these periods of sudden, drastic species loss share patterns. That has worrying implications for the climate-driven losses we’re seeing now.

qoo.ly 01/07/2020

4 Extracurricular Activities for Future Scientists - Summer Science Academy

If you would like to become a scientist, here are some extracurricular activities that you may want to consider as the school year continues.

qoo.ly The Summer Science Academy at McDaniel College is a program for science-oriented high school students.

01/03/2020

Happy Friday! 🙌🏼

12/31/2019

Check these nine epic space discoveries that you may have missed this year 🌌

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12/25/2019

Happy Holidays! 🎆 Wishing you all the happiness this holiday season and throughout the coming year.

qoo.ly 12/23/2019

10 Facts You Didn't Know About Marine Life - Summer Science Academy

These ten facts about the ocean and marine life are sure to blow you out of the water.

qoo.ly The Summer Science Academy at McDaniel College is a program for science-oriented high school students.

nationalgeographic.com 12/19/2019

These are the top 20 scientific discoveries of the decade

In the past 10 years, scientists around the world made remarkable progress toward understanding the human body, our planet, and the cosmos that surrounds us. Take a look at some of their most incredible discoveries.

nationalgeographic.com The 2010s yielded many incredible finds and important milestones. Here are our favorites.

12/17/2019

“Everything is theoretically impossible, until it is done.” – Robert A. Heinlein.

12/13/2019

Did you know polar bears are nearly undetectable by infrared cameras?
Thermal cameras detect the heat lost by a subject as infrared, but polar bears are experts at conserving heat. The bears keep warm due to a thick layer of blubber under the skin. Add to this a dense fur coat and they can endure the chilliest Arctic day.

qoo.ly 12/10/2019

10 Facts You Didn't Know About Marine Life - Summer Science Academy

If you’re fascinated by the mysteries of the ocean, make sure to check these marine life incredible facts 🐠🌊

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nationalgeographic.com 12/06/2019

See our favorite space pictures from 2019

Exploding stars, a gargantuan black hole, and a plethora of planets are featured in this gallery of the most amazing cosmic images of the year.

nationalgeographic.com Exploding stars, a gargantuan black hole, and a plethora of planets feature among our picks for the most amazing cosmic images of the year.

Summer Science Academy

The Summer Science Academy at McDaniel College (SSA) is a summer program for science-oriented high school students, offering a variety of courses in week-long sessions. Residential and commuter options available.

Courses include: Forensic Science, Pre-Health Science, Marine Science, Environmental Science, and more!

All eligible students receive a minimum $40,000 scholarship guaranteed to McDaniel!

Check out our website: www.SummerScienceAcademy.com for more details.

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Check these nine epic space discoveries that you may have missed this year 🌌https://qoo.ly/33kwzx
The forensics class had a blast looking at ballistics!
Our Marine science students experiment with thermoclines looking at different salinities and temperatures!
The environmental students do a "capture-recapture" experiment with beans learning how to project the number of organism...
Summer Science Academy week 1-Forensic Science and Real-World Physical Science
The real-world physical science students create liquid crystals!
Did you know your heart pumps about 2,000 gallons of blood every day?
FUN FACT: There is enough DNA in the average person’s body to stretch from the sun to Pluto and back — 17 times!
Here are some of the exciting courses that will be offered this summer
The Summer Science Academy is now accepting registrations for Summer 2019!www.SummerScienceAcademy.com
Registration for the Summer Science Academy 2019 will open soon!Visit the website:www.SummerScienceAcademy.comin early F...
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