Bouncing Brainiacs
The NeuroScience Education Branch of Energetic Einsteins                                                                          

2013 Summer camps listed on gifted summer camp page. 
Clearwater, Florida location
Upcoming Events
2013 Summer Science Camp Sessions
1.  Brains and Behavior Program (July 8-12th, 2013)
2.  Wizard Camp for Gifted Muggles
(August 5-9th, 2013)


Saturday October 19, 2013 MarineQuest Time: 10 am to 4pm:  St Petersburg, FL

Saturday October 19, 2013 St. Petersburg Science Festival  Time: 10 am to 4pm:  St Petersburg, FL

Saturday  Game Day for Gifted Students Time:  9:30am to 12:30pm: Clearwater, FL  Dates TBA

MarineQuest

Energetic Einsteins and the Institute for Biomedical Philosophy will be participating in MarineQuest, the annual open house of the Fish and Wildlife Research Institute (FWRI).  This is an annual educational event in St Petersburg, Florida.  This year we will have a hands on booth at this fantastic event that will take place October 19, 2013 from 10am to 4pm.  We will be presenting our Marine Mammal Brain Game which compares the brains and behaviors of manatees, sea lions, and dolphins.  You can find out more about MarineQuest at 

http://myfwc.com/research/about/outreach/marinequest/marinequest/

Participants:  Families

Program Date: October 19, 2013 from 10am to 4pm.

Cost:  FREE

Location:  FWC Fish and Wildlife Research Institute, 100 Eighth Avenue Southeast, St. Petersburg, Florida

 

St. Petersburg Science Festival
Energetic Einsteins and the Institute for Biomedical Philosophy will also be participating in the second annual St. Petersburg Science Festival which is being held in conjunction with MarineQuest.  The science festival is a free, public event celebrating science.    We will have a hands on booth at this inaugural event presenting our Crabby Behavior at the Beach Game which compares blue crabs, fiddler crabs, and hermit crabs.  You can find out more about the St. Petersburg Science Festival at

www.stpetescifest.org

Participants:  Families

Program Date: October 19, 2013 from 10am to 4pm.

Cost:  FREE

Location:  Grounds of the University of South Florida St. Petersburg Bayboro Waterfront campus,  140 Seventh Ave. S.   St. Petersburg, Florida


Game Day for Gifted Students

Come on out for a day of fun with other gifted students at our Clearwater, FL location.  We will have a number of group logic competitions, and games that students can participate in as well as a variety of  puzzles to solve. In addition to the games that we have available, students are encouraged to bring their favorites from home.  

For families new to Energetic  Einsteins, our Director, Dr. Demetrikopoulos, will be available to answer questions about our programs and approach to gifted education. 

Please pre-register so that we can plan accordingly. 

Participants:  Gifted 1st-9th graders

Program Date: Saturday TBA

Time:  9:30am-12:30pm:   

Cost: $15  ($10 if preregistered/prepaid)

Registration is available through www.EnergeticEinsteins.com

For more information contact GiftedInfo@BioPhi.org

 


GIFTED PROGRAMMING SUMMER 2012

Three sessions were offered last summer in our Clearwater, Fl location:

1. Brain Camp for Brainiacs for gifted students who have completed 6th-10th grade,


2. Wizard Camp for Gifted Muggles for gifted students who have completed 3rd-6th grade, and


3.Are you Smarter than a Rocket-Scientist? Camp for students who have completed 5th-9th grade. 

 

Grade Level
The grade level of our programs indicates the level that is appropriate to gifted learners social and motor skills.  Motor skills and social development are essential for science laboratory safety.  The content provided is matched to their gifted academic ability and is well above their school grade level. 

See EnergeticEinsteins.com for more information about these programs
http://energeticeinsteins.com/

Contact GiftedInfo@BioPhi.org  for more information about either of these Programs. 
The Director, Dr. Demetrikopoulos has been involved in educational summer student programs for over 10 years. 

BRAINS and BEHAVIOR  will be offered again in 2013

Join our neuroscience faculty for a hands-on, minds on exploration inside your head. Join us as we learn about brain anatomy and function, neuronal communication, and brain health and diseases. You will explore a variety of species' brains macroscopically and microscopically including a sheep brain dissection, model the brain of an animal you design, participate in memory experiments, design and conduct behavioral neuroscience experiments with invertebrate organisms, and investigate the effect of alcohol on development.   This program is designed to specifically meet the needs of 6th-10th grade gifted students.

Participants:  Gifted 6th-10th graders

Registration details and a link to register and apply for scholarships can be found at EnergeticEinsteins.com