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March 10, 2014

Summer Opportunity for Middle School Students - The Bonnie J. Dunbar STEM Academy
Two, One-Week Sessions to be Held in July

Bonnie J. DunbarThe Bonnie J. Dunbar STEM Academy at teachHOUSTON is designed for students entering 6th, 7th, and 8th grades who have an interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

The Academy curriculum incorporates STEM Design Projects and engaging hands-on lessons that encourage innovative thinking.

Facts about the STEM Academy

  • Supports middle school students who have an interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics and introduces them to college life
  • Taught by award-winning faculty at the University of Houston
  • Students must be entering 6th, 7th, or 8th grade in the fall of 2014


STEM Design Challenge 1: July 14-18, 2014
STEM Design Challenge 2: July 21-25, 2014
Students may select to attend one or both weeks.


Bonnie J. Dunbar STEM Academy (10 am – 3 pm): $350.00/week
 (includes lunches, activities, an academy shirt and faculty instruction)
Pre-Academy Activities (8 am – 10 am): $50.00/week
Post-Academy Activities (3 pm – 5 pm): $50.00/week

Application Deadline

May 8, 2014


Feel free to contact us at or 713.743.3993.

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