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Tufts Summer Session for High Schoolers Course & Workshop List

Summer 2018

The list below represents all undergraduate and pre-college courses open to high school students in the Tufts Summer Session for High Schoolers program. Summer Session for High Schoolers is a non-residential program that offers high school students the opportunity to enroll in Tufts University courses. All Courses are available for credit, while Workshops are not offered for credit.

Rising High School Juniors (Class of 2020) and Seniors (Class of 2019) are eligible for all workshops and courses listed. Rising High School Sophomores (Class of 2021) are eligible for all Studio Art Courses & Workshops. Note that courses not listed below are not open to students in this program.

A short application is required before high school students can be enrolled. Apply early to assure your placement in the courses you want!

This course list is subject to change.

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Title:   Wanderers in Space: Exploration & Discovery      

Course Number:      AST 0010B
Campus: Medford/Somer.   
Room: TBA

Course Description:

Space-age exploration of the planets and their moons; human landings on the moon; robot landings on Venus and Mars; liquid hydrogen and helium rain; planetary rings; asteroids and comets; thermonuclear reactions in the Sun; solar oscillations; the million-degree solar corona; the solar wind; solar effects; the greenhouse effect; ozone depletion and global warming.
 
 
  

Instructor: Dept. Staff
Class Dates: Monday, Jul 3, 2017 to Thursday, Aug 10, 2017
Day(s): TWTh           Times: 6:00-8:15 PM                     
Status: Open

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