Nanoscience Lab Summer Institute

Thank you for visiting the Nanoscience Lab Summer Institute Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page! Here, you will find answers to questions that students and parents most commonly ask us specifically about this program.

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How does this Nanoscience Summer Institute differ from the others?

This is a one week program in which students participate in labs every day. Each day involves a different experiment.

What level of science should my child have? What science classes should they have already taken?

We expect students to have a strong background in chemistry and biology (honors/AP chemistry experience preferred).

My child is an incoming high school freshman, are they eligible?

Incoming high school freshman may apply, but should have a strong background in science to be considered.

Are Laptops Required?

Yes, students should bring laptops.









Program Dates

JULY 19 - JULY 24, 2020

JULY 26 - JULY 31, 2020

Important Dates

FEBRUARY 15: Registration Opens

JUNE 5: Payment due in full

JUNE 15: Refund Deadline

JULY 19-24: Nanoscience Lab (A)

JULY 26-31: Nanoscience Lab (B)

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