Journey to Queensland, Australia for an adventure of a lifetime! Students will learn foundational concepts in sedimentary geology, skeletal anatomy, evolution, and ecology against the backdrop of the incredible Australian Outback. Explore the natural history of Australia as we excavate fossilized giant fish and marine reptiles, and learn the history of the amazing wildlife that inhabits Australia today. This program will include groups of American and Australian high school students working and learning together in the classroom and in the field. During this trip, students will work with expert paleontologists and science educators in established field areas and dig sites, collecting material that will contribute to ongoing research on Australian natural history.
The FHSU Sternberg Museum is thrilled to offer this program in cooperation with Kronosaurus Korner Museum in Richmond, Queensland!
Drop off is 8:00am on the first day. Pick up is by 5:00pm on the last day.
For questions about the Sternberg Science Camps programs, contact Education Director David Levering at DALevering@FHSU.edu, or 785-639-5249.
– Student applicants must be ages 14 to 18 as of June 2019.
– 1 page (2-3 paragraph) letter of interest from the student applicant.
– Letter of recommendation from the non-family member for the student applicant.
– Financial aid application paperwork (if applying for financial assistance).
– Complete online registration.
– Submit correctly filled out, signed waiver and release form.
– Valid passport and passport number.