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The Young Researchers' Adventure

Are you crazy about chemistry? Nuts for nanotechnology? Astonished by astrophysics? How do two full days of laboratory experiments, lectures by experts and social activities, three times a year, sound?

The Young Researchers program offers outstanding high school students the opportunity to meet new, like-minded friends from all over Israel. This unique multidisciplinary program offers participants a chance to delve into astronomy and astrophysics, biotechnology and medicine, chemistry, nanotechnology, and many other subjects. Participants meet Weizmann Institute graduate students and scientists, visit advanced labs, and perform advanced scientific experiments. Evening hours are filled with fun social activities, including playing musical instruments, games, group activities, competitions, and more.

As the summer vacation approaches, you can apply for the Amos de-Shalit Summer   Workshop, where you will carry out a research project on a topic of your choice. In this exciting five-day workshop participants carry out a research project in small groups in one of the Weizmann Institute’s research labs. At the end of the workshop, participants present their findings to your peers and family members.

 

Audience:

Outstanding 10th-graders from across Israel.

 

Time:

This three-year program stretches through to the 12th grade and includes three, two-day meetings during the school year – the schools will be notified accordingly. Each class begins on different dates.   

 

Place:

The Young Researchers program meets at the laboratories and youth village at the Davidson Institute of Science Education, the Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot.

 

Price:

1,700 NIS a year. Scholarships are available for periphery students. Scholarships are also available based on personal-economic circumstances.

How:

Apply using the link below.

More about the program

The program's most promising students will receive a recommendation with which they can apply to the Research Projects program in 11th grade, and will also be considered for international delegations and scientific conferences in the USA, UK, Germany, Sweden, and more.

 

For more information, visit the Hebrew site.

 

Team Members

Program Director: Etty Haramaty
Program Coordinator: Avivit Shuster

For more information: +972-8-9378300

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