Additional Academy opportunities
Flipped and Flexible Calculus
The Department of Mathematics will offer a new type of calculus class for Math 1151 beginning in autumn semester 2013.
The Flipped and Flexible Calculus class will be modeled after the flipped classroom approach: students will watch videos and do activities online before attending class. During class time, students will actively work on math problems, engage in discussions, and work in groups.
This flexible course allows students to choose to participate in the class session online through Carmen Connect, an online learning tool and web-conferencing system. The ability to participate in the recitation sections remotely allows distance students, such as post-secondary high school students or regional campus students, to also take part in this class.
For more information, visit math.osu.edu/~miller.4962/flipped_calculus.
The John Glenn School of Public Affairs High School Internship Program
This unique public service internship program allows high school students in the spring semester of their senior year to gain first-hand experience within organizations in the public service sector. As a service-learning program, students also participate in an academic seminar at Ohio State that reinforces their internship experience. Internship placement locations have included the statehouse, city council, state agencies, local government offices, non-profit organizations, and positions at Ohio State. Applicants must meet admission requirements for the Academy and submit the John Glenn School's High School Internship Program application.
For more information, visit glennschool.osu.edu/programs/hsip/index.html.
Summer Academy programs (separate application required)
Engineering Summer Academy
The Engineering Summer Academy is a three-week program consisting of 56 hours of classroom and laboratory instruction (Monday through Friday). Students are expected to devote their study hours to the mental discipline of a concentrated academic experience.
The academic experience includes problem solving and introduction to computer systems, primarily CAD. The course includes methods of problem solving, design documentation, three-dimensional orthographic and pictorial visualization and presentation, and experience in conducting experiments in three engineering laboratories.
To be selected for this program, students must have completed their junior year in high school. Additionally, it is recommended that students rank in the top 10 percent of their high school classes and show strength in mathematics as demonstrated by the PSAT.
For more information and an application, please contact Frank Croft, 240 Hitchcock Hall, 2070 Neil Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210-1275; (614) 292-6230.
Deadline: To be determined.
Stone Laboratory Summer Program
This selective program typically consists of up to six different intensive one-week courses offered at Stone Laboratory, Ohio State's biological field station on Lake Erie.
Located on Gibraltar Island in the harbor of Put-in-Bay, Ohio, Stone Lab offers the following courses: Introduction to Biological Studies--Local Flora, Introduction to Biological Studies--Aquatic Biology, Field-Based Introduction to Oceanography, Ecology and Conservation of Birds, and Lake Erie Sport Fishing. Students will receive two semester hours for each course taken. Each course meets daily from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and may also meet in the evenings. By combining laboratory, lectures, and field experiences on research boats and in a variety of habitats around the Lake Erie islands, the program emphasizes a hands-on approach to learning.
To be considered for selection, students must be at least 15 years of age by July 1 and have completed their sophomore year in high school and one year of high school biology or environmental science by June of that year.
For more information, an application, and a list of current course offerings, contact Arleen Pineda, firstname.lastname@example.org, Stone Lab, The Ohio State University, 100 Research Center, 1314 Kinnear Road, Columbus, OH 43212-1156; (614) 292-8949, or visit stonelab.osu.edu.
Priority deadline: March 19, 2013. Applications received after this deadline will be considered on a space-available basis.
Ross Math Program
This prestigious summer program is an intensive six-week residential honors course for students age 14 to 18 with a special interest in mathematics. First-year participants investigate topics in number theory through daily problem sets emphasizing experimentation, conjecture, and proof. Find application materials at math.osu.edu/ross.
For more information, contact the Ross Program, Department of Mathematics, 231 West 18th Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43210; (614) 292-5101; email@example.com.