A new Harker research workshop will be offered as part of Harker’s Summer Institute program. The introductory course will help students develop skills such as observation, critical analysis, conducting experiments and safe, effective use of lab equipment. Students will also go on a marine ecology field trip and see a number of guest speakers.
The course and is open to students entering grades 9 and 10 in the fall and takes place July 6-23, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Students must have completed a middle school science curriculum with a B average or better to attend the workshop. It will be taught by upper school science teacher Matthew Harley at Nichols Hall on Harker’s upper school campus at 500 Saratoga Ave. in San Jose. The cost for the course is $698. For more information on other courses offered during Harker’s Summer Institute, please visit the Summer Institute homepage.