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Summer Academic Enrichment Eligible Programs

Program Info
Program: Microscope Adventure Camp
Sponsoring Organization: Hamline University

Main Contact
Name: Lifeng Dong
Title: Professor
Address: 1536
Saint, MN 55104
Phone: (651) 523-2634
Curricular area: Science
Grades Served: 8 , 9 , 10 , 11


The students will observe, reveal and understand the 'invisible' world via light microscopes and the state-of-the-art scanning electron microscope as well as utilize photomicrography to present and scientifically explain observations.


The students will interact with local experts to learn the principles of light microscopes, electron microscopes, and photomicrography and their applications in environmental sciences, forensic sciences, life sciences, and materials sciences. The students will conduct hands-on experiments with light microscopes and the state-of-the-art environmental scanning electron microscope. The students will form teams and work with other team members to utilize microscopy and microanalysis techniques to create/edit/present images and share scientific findings to different audiences.

Program Dates

First day 07/22/2024, Last day 07/26/2024. One week session.

Can students reside on campus? No

Can students commute to campus? Yes

Can students take online classes? No

Estimated commuter cost per student
Tuition: $498
Fees: $0
Books: $0
Supplies: $200
Transportation: $0