Chicago Trip- what a week!

Tonight is our last night in Chicago before we head back to New Orleans!

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Lake Ponchartrain with Dr. Phil !

Today was specimen collection day at the lake with Dr. Phil. Tomorrow students will take a look at the critters and water beasties they collected, identify them and learn about the ecosystem around the end of Bayou St. John and Lake Ponchartrain.

Shell Energy Camp 2018- APPLY NOW

Shell Energy Camp     June 4 – June 8,       Orientation Thursday, May 31, 2018

WHERE:   Main Location: University of New Orleans Education Building

WHO:      Rising 10th, 11th and 12th grade students interested in sciences/environment/engineering

Application:   UNO/Shell Energy Camp 2018

  • Learn how energy shapes our world
  • Talk to professionals about pathways for careers in the field of energy.
  • Perform hands-on experiments, explore the process of energy development; from how oil and natural gas are formed to the ways various types of energy are used.
  • Analyze problems, troubleshoot, and develop conclusions with knowledgeable instructors.
  • Travel on field explorations to a variety of locations, meet with experts and perform hands-on activities such as:
    • Construct windmills – design solar houses at UNO
    • Enjoy a working lunch with Shell professionals, view virtual equipment and visit a working bridge at One Shell Square
    • Walk through a sustainably designed home – see energy and resource consumption in real-time at the Global Green House
    • Tour a working training facility complete with control room simulations, drilling and production equipment, and a helicopter submersion demonstration at Shell Robert Training & Conference Center
    • Troubleshoot equipment problems and learn about technical careers at South Central Louisiana Technical College.
    • Canoe through the marsh, identify plankton and discuss their role in energy formation at UNO’s Coastal Education Research Facility
    • Experience an active refinery and explore technical careers at Shell Norco Refinery

 

Transportation and Food:

Snacks, lunch and transportation to field trips from UNO are provided daily.  Students will meet and return to the Education Building on the campus of the University of New Orleans.

 

Contact:

For more information contact Natalie at 504-812-5452 or shellenergycamp@gmail.com .