SOURCE Program Detail

Brown Science Prep

Applied MathAstronomyBiologyChemistryCognitive ScienceCommunity HealthComputer ScienceEducationEngineeringEnvironmental SciencesGeological SciencesMathNeurosciencePhysicsPsychology

This is an initiative to show public high school students the excitement of science through lessons geared toward real world phenomena, applicable learning, hands-on demonstrations, and experimentation. The program is structured so that Brown undergraduates teach and mentor several students over the course of the semester to encourage the formation of strong bonds.

Activities

Adaptations are the macroscopic building blocks of biological evolution.  In this lesson,... [more]
What is chemical equilibrium and Le Chatelier's Principle? [more]
The goal of this lesson is to introduce students to the basic principles of chemical structure and... [more]
To understand static electricity, electric current, and simple circuits [more]
Explain how we see/touch/feel pain [more]
How does the nature of sound lend emotion to music? [more]
The purpose of this lesson is twofold. Firstly, the lesson aims to teach students about several key... [more]
  What is energy?  How can it manifest itself?  What is a... [more]
What is a feedback loop? What is homeostasis? How does the body work to maintain homeostasis? [more]
What is the Central Dogma?What role did RNA have in the origin of life? [more]
What is the composition of air?What is the purpose of air?What are the layers of the... [more]
Funded by
Dean of the College
Audiences
High school students
Contacts
Deepa Chellappa
Michael Fernandopulle
STEM Areas
Astronomy
Biology
Chemistry
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
Environmental Sciences
Geological Sciences
Math
Physics
Psychology
Neuroscience
Time Frames
During school