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Cardiology - Gr 6-7

In one of our newest Education Unlimited offerings, scientists will uncover the complexities of the cardiovascular system through a wealth of interactive and inquiry-based experiments and project-based, hands-on activities. New in Summer 2019, the Cardiology program offers your budding scientist the opportunity to deepen their understanding of body systems. It is the perfect bridge between our Anatomy and Physiology course, and prior to enrolling in Neuroanatomy.  Scientists will explore how the function and structure of the heart impact blood circulation and nutrient transport. In addition, the scientists will study the impact of disease on the cardiovascular system.  Each scientist will have the opportunity to create models detailing anatomy, engineer a heart, participate in dissection and make connections to other body systems that will inspire them to want to investigate more!


To register for this session: 

Use the Apply Now link
On page 3 of the application, select the following: 
Camp Category: Science Camp for Girls
Camp Name: Cardiology
  • Rising 6-8 grade students should also consider the Co-ed Astronomy programs offered at Georgetown, MIT, Stanford, UC Berkeley, and UCLA; the Co-ed Robotics programs offered at MIT, Stanford, and UCLA; and the Co-ed Marine Science programs offered at MIT and UCLA.

  • Rising 4-6 grade students should also consider the Co-ed Anatomy/Physiology programs offered at MIT, Stanford, and UC Berkeley.

  • Rising 4-6 grade female students should also consider the Science Camp for Girls Intro to Engineering and Anatomy/Physiology programs offered at Stanford on July 28, 2019.
  • Rising 6-8 grade female students should also consider the Science Camp for Girls Marine Science programs offered at Stanford on July 28, 2019.
  • Rising 8-9 grade female students should also consider the Science Camp for Girls Neuroanatomy and Robotics programs offered at Stanford on July 28, 2019.


Cardiology - Gr 6-7 - Staff Profiles

Education Unlimited believes in small-group, immersive learning with subject matter experts and experienced teachers. We strive to provide industry-leading instruction to all of our students and hold all staff to the highest possible standards. Staff assignments vary by program and location. Some of our recent staff members for this program include:

Education Unlimited - Rhonda McCoy, PhD (Camp Director)

Rhonda McCoy, PhD — Camp Director

Education Unlimited - Shannon Pylant, MS (Instructor)

Shannon Pylant, MS — Instructor

Shannon Pylant is a 6th grade science teacher in Winston-Salem, NC.  She has a Masters of Science in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center and a Bachelor of Science in Biology with Minors in Chemistry and Education from Belmont Abbey College. Prior to teaching, Shannon worked as a cancer...

We will continue to add additional staff members as enrollment and availability dictate. Details are posted on additional staff members as they are confirmed.

Upcoming Sessions
* Tentative and Subject to Change

No Sessions Currently Scheduled For This Camp