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Innovation Lab

AGES 12–18

Design and Invention

Hacking everyday objects and creating new custom modifications is at the heart of the “Maker Movement,” which continues to gain popularity around the world. The resources and ideas surrounding do-it-yourself technology projects have never been more accessible. Students in this course make use of the Innovation Lab @Ross 3D fabrication and design tools—including 3D printers, scanners, and computerized milling machines—to design technical solutions and new products of their own invention. They develop new skills using both digital design tools and real-world manufacturing and machine tools. They also take the lead on a number of ongoing Innovation Lab student projects, including autonomous drones, remote-controlled submarines, and robotic rovers. Students create and program their own electronic devices, robots, and inventions using the Arduino microcontroller platform and other similar devices, studying the ways that new technologies are democratizing the process of invention and design.

Marine Science
This program focuses on the study of marine organisms and the marine environments of Long Island using area shorelines and waters as a living laboratory. Students examine and catalog the rich biodiversity of this area in a rigorous study of local habitats. Readings, discussions, and field studies center on local environmental issues related to such topics as algal blooms, ocean dumping, and climate change. Students take advantage of numerous local resources, including partnerships with local conservation organizations and collaborations with the Southampton Marine and Atmospheric Science research center operated by Stony Brook University. Students also have the opportunity to design and implement research projects to help them answer questions and explore their personal interests more deeply.
Students at Innovation Lab @Ross have access to a variety of campus facilities designed for active learning and exploration. Dedicated laboratories and workshops, technologically equipped classrooms, and collaborative virtual environments provide students with access to spaces in which to innovate and grow. Facilities include the following:
> State-of-the art laboratory and equipment
> Advanced fabrication tools, including 3D printers, 3D scanners, and
   a computerized milling machine
> Sophisticated video-editing and music production studios

Courses in this program are designed for students with the following English proficiency:
> Reading at grade level in English (at least 850 on TOEFL, Jr or 85 on TOEFL test)
> Speaking about science and other academic subjects with ease
JULY 3–AUGUST 11, 2017
Full Summer: 6 Weeks

$11,550 Boarding Students
$5,775 Day Students

JULY 3–JULY 21, 2017
Session One: 3 Weeks

$6,600 Boarding Students
$3,300 Day Students

JULY 24–AUGUST 11, 2017
Session Two: 3 Weeks
Boarding Students
Day Students





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