Innovation Lab @Ross is an academy for advanced high school students who are passionate about science, mathematics, engineering, media, and technology. This stimulating and rigorous program allows students to engage in independent research and self-directed learning as they develop skills in electronics, computer programming, data visualization, and digital media. Students acquire valuable expertise in an engaging, hands-on environment designed to foster their curiosity, creativity, and entrepreneurial spirit. A variety of lab and workshop spaces allow students to apply their skills in a real-world context, and partnerships with outside institutions help students to forge relationships with professionals in the field. Students in the program also engage fully in the interdisciplinary Ross School Core Curriculum. This multifaceted pedagogical approach teaches them to examine an issue from an integrated perspective, synthesize knowledge from disparate fields, and devise their own innovative solutions to global and local problems.
WHAT WILL YOU DO AT INNOVATION LAB @ROSS?
> Pursue your passions and interests through independent investigations.
> Devote large blocks of time to experimentation and research.
> Design and create innovative solutions to complex problems.
> Participate in national academic contests and competitions.
> Harness the power of "crowdfunding" to raise money for entrepreneurial ventures.
> Engage with experts and professionals in academia and industry.
> Utilize mobile technology for data collection and analysis.
> Produce media that document your discoveries and learning.
> Immerse yourself in the natural environment of Long Island, a living laboratory for exploration and research.
> Learn and explore with a small cohort of up to 20 advanced students.
> Engage in service learning that addresses local and global needs.
INNOVATION LAB @ROSS
APRIL 29–JUNE 5, 2014
FOR ROSS STUDENTS
IN GRADES 6 AND 7
INTRODUCING OUR NEW MARINE SCIENCE PROGRAM!
Are you passionate about ocean studies and global sustainability issues? Apply now to study marine science at Innovation Lab @Ross!
> Work on independent projects with top professionals in the field.
> Perform research in state-of-the-art labs with the latest technologies.
> Use drones and robotic submarines to explore remote locations and collect data from all over the world.
> Share your data and collaborate with the global scientific community.
> Travel to research stations in French Polynesia and elsewhere.
Don’t miss out on this amazing addition to our innovative program and globally oriented Ross School curriculum!
SUPPORT ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN
Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Media, and Technology
Innovation Lab @Ross is the recipient of a Founder’s Seed Grant and is seeking additional support.
To learn more, email
or call 631-907-5214.