Academic Adventures @ UGA

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Registration for each event closes 15 days before the event.

Classes also fill up on a first come-first serve basis. Once a class is full (18 students) then registration for that class is closed.

Want to spend a day at UGA learning something that you won’t see in school?

Want to surround yourself with other brilliant “TIP-sters”?

Want to dive deeper into learning about something that has always fascinated you?

Then come to Academic Adventures at UGA!

As a participant in the Duke TIP 4th—6th Grade Talent Search, your child is part of a select group eligible to attend TIP’s popular Academic Adventures, hosted each fall and spring on the campus of The University of Georgia through the Torrance Center for Creativity and Talent Development.

January 25, 2014

View course descriptions for January

  • A Day in the Life of A Civil War Soldier
  • The Brain Exposed
  • Exploring Engineering
  • Gastro-Adventure
  • Mental Health and Society
  • Physics of Roller Coasters
  • Secret Agent Scientist
  • Sports Medicine
  • Storytelling
  • Winning- Calculating Probability

February 22, 2014

View course descriptions for February

  • Bugbot Programming (requires Bugbot Design or equivalent)
  • Designing Vehicles for Land and Sea
  • Discovering Psychology
  • Geocaching
  • Mini-Vet School
  • Myths and Legends
  • Pharmacology
  • Physics of Roller Coasters
  • Secret Agent Scientist
  • Winning- Calculating Probability

March 29, 2014

View course descriptions for March

  • A Day in the Life of A Civil War Soldier
  • All the Possibilities- Multiplicative Reasoning
  • The Brain Exposed
  • Creating Worlds: The Secrets Behind Fantasy Literature
  • Gastro-Adventure
  • Mental Health and Society
  • Mock Trial
  • Physics of Roller Coasters
  • Secret Agent Scientist
  • Shark Attack!
  • Solar Powered House

(Registration will open November 12th, 2013 at 9:00am)

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