DO-IT Phase I Summer Study Schedule - August 6-18, 1995


Sunday, August 6
Monday, August 7
Tuesday, August 8
Wednesday, August 9
Thursday, August 10
Friday, August 11
Saturday, August 12
Sunday, August 13
Monday, August 14
Tuesday, August 15
Wednesday, August 16
Thursday, August 17
Friday, August 18

Sunday, August 6

4:00-5:30
Registration
(McCarty Residence Hall Lobby)

5:30-6:15
Introduction for Scholars and Parents - Sheryl Burgstahler
(McCarty Residence Hall Lobby)
  • Welcome- Sheryl discusses schedule, rules, and expectations
  • RA talk/tour about McCarty Residence Hall rules/emergency escape routes

6:30-9:00
BBQ/ Icebreaker/ Mingling
(McMahon Residence Hall Deck)

9:00
All Scholars must be in McCarty Residence Hall

10:00-11:00
Dorm wind-down activities (videos, games, pool, etc.)

11:00
All Scholars must be in rooms at McCarty Residence Hall

Monday, August 7

7:30
Breakfast (McMahon Residence Hall Cafeteria)

9:00-9:30
Welcome - Sheryl Burgstahler, Computing & Communications
(Savery 243) Overview of program expectations and rules, Phase I, II, III description; What comes next?

9:30-10:30
Finding Your Rainbow - Graham Allan, Forestry and Chemical Engineering
(Savery 243) Discuss how to develop your interests and create opportunities in fields that intrigue you. Develop a useful format for creating an electronic journal to track the development of your inventive ideas.

10:30-11:00
Snack Break

11:00-12:30
Let's DO-IT Together! - Elise Dallimore, Speech Communication
(Savery 243) Discuss the advantages of working in groups as a learning strategy. Engage in some exercises that will hone your skills for future group work.

12:30-2:00
Lunch (Husky Den)

2:00-3:30
DO-IT With Computers - Dan Comden and Janis Funk, Technology
(HUB 106B) An overview of how adaptive technology is useful for people who have disabilities and descriptions of the systems y'all are using. Be prepared to describe how your system works and how it helps you.

3:30-4:00
Snack Break

4:00-5:30
Internet Gems - Sheryl Burgstahler
(HUB 106B) Discover where you fit into the Internet and how to make the best use of it. Take a peek at the UW and DO-IT World Wibe Web home pages.

5:30
Dinner (McMahon Residence Hall Cafeteria)

7:00-9:00
Treasure Hunt - (meet in McCarty Library)
Join us for the greatest treasure hunt of all time! Even Sherlock Holmes would have his work cut out for him on this one.

9:00
All Scholars must be in McCarty Residence Hall

10:00-11:00
Dorm wind-down activities (videos, games, pool, etc.)

11:00
All Scholars must be in rooms at McCarty Residence Hall

Tuesday, August 8

7:30
Breakfast (McMahon Residence Hall Cafeteria)

8:30-9:30
Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)

9:30-10:30
Internet Netiquette - Sheryl Burgstahler
(HUB 106B) Miss Manners has some competition here. Learn basic netiquette, net safety, and guidelines from the expert!

10:30-11:00
Snack Break

11:00-12:30
Internet Netiquette - Sheryl Burgstahler (HUB 106B)

12:30-2:00
Lunch Break (Husky Den)
Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)

2:00-3:30
Where's It Shakin' and Why? Plate Tectonics/Earthquake Tracking- John Smith, Science Education
(HUB 106B) Discuss plate tectonics and track some earthquakes of your own using the Internet. Can you predict where the "Big One" is going to hit next?

3:30-4:00
Snack break

4:00-5:30
Internet Gems and Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)

5:30
Dinner (McMahon Residence Hall Cafeteria)

7:00-9:00
Evening Activities - anyone for a game of volleyball, a movie, or some time in the computer lab? (Meet in McCarty Lounge)

9:00
All Scholars must be in McCarty Residence Hall

10:00-11:00
Dorm wind-down activities (videos, games, pool, etc.)

11:00
All Scholars must be in rooms at McCarty Residence Hall

Wednesday, August 9

7:30
Breakfast (McMahon Cafeteria)

8:30-9:30
Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)

9:30-10:30
It's the Image That Counts! - Steve Tanimoto, Computer Science
(HUB 106B) You've been wondering, well wonder no longer. Discover how math really can be useful for finding information in digital images and creating special effects.

10:30-11:00
Snack Break

11:00-12:30
It's the Image that Counts! - Steve Tanimoto (continued)

12:30-2:00
Lunch (Husky Den)
Open Computer Lab(HUB 106B)

2:00-3:30
Gotta Bridge That Gap! - Greg Miller, Civil Engineering
(MEB 234) Design a bridge and learn which design factors are integral to making it stable.

3:30-4:00
Snack Break

4:00-5:30
Internet Gems and Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)

5:30
Dinner (McMahon Cafeteria)

7:00-9:00
Virtual Reality Lab Tour (Meet in HUB 106B)
Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)

9:00
All Scholars must be in McCarty Residence Hall

10:00-11:00
Dorm wind-down activities (videos, games, pool, etc.)

11:00
All Scholars must be in rooms at McCarty Residence Hall

Thursday, August 10

7:30-9:00
Breakfast (McMahon Cafeteria)

8:30-9:30
Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)

9:30-10:45
Up, Up, and Away into the Atmosphere! Imke Durre, Atmospheric Sciences
(HUB 106B) Launch and track a weather balloon. Experiment with climate modeling. Use the Internet to complete a homework assignment on weather and climate. Due Thursday, August 17!

10:45-11:15
Snack Break

11:15-12:30
Up, Up, and Away into the Atmosphere! (continued) (HUB 106B)

12:30-2:00
Lunch (Husky Den)
Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)

2:00-3:30
Life in Space - Pinky Nelson, Astronomy
(HUB 106B) Learn all about life in space from someone who has been there.

3:30-4:00
Snack Break (HUB Husky Den, upper floor)

4:00-5:30
Internet Gems and Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)

5:30
Dinner (McMahon Cafeteria)

7:00-9:00
Bicycling with Ski-for-All (meet in HUB 106B)
How long has it been since you've felt the wind rushing through your eyelashes? Are you an adventurous soul? If so, we have the bicycle for you- modified to fit your every need.

9:00
All Scholars must be in McCarty Residence Hall

10:00-11:00
Dorm wind-down activities (videos, games, pool, etc.)

11:00
All Scholars must be in rooms at McCarty Residence Hall

Friday, August 11

7:30-9:00
Breakfast (McMahon Cafeteria)

8:30-9:30
Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)

9:30- 10:30
Dr. DO-IT - Laurie Clark, Biology
(MEB 234) Perform heart surgery and replace a valve for a needy sheep.

10:30-11:00
Snack Break

11:00-12:30
Dr. DO-IT, continued (MEB 234)

12:30-2:00
Lunch (Husky Den)
Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)

2:00-3:30
Telemedicine - Kerry Meyers, Medical Engineering
(HUB 106B)

3:30-4:00
Snack Break

4:00-5:30
Internet Gems and Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)

5:30
Dinner (McMahon Residence Hall Cafeteria)

7:00-9:00
Evening Activities - anyone for a game of volleyball, a movie, or some time in the computer lab? (Meet in McCarty Lounge)

9:00
All Scholars must be in McCarty Residence Hall

10:00-11:00
Dorm wind-down activities (videos, games, pool, etc.)

11:00
All Scholars must be in rooms at McCarty Residence Hall

Saturday, August 12

7:30
Breakfast (McMahon Residence Hall Cafeteria)

9:30
Meet in McCarty Residence Hall Lobby

10:00
Bus leaves for Pacific Science Center from HUB Parking Lot

10:30
Arrive Pacific Science Center
(Meet at Dinosaur pond, lower level, then divide into groups)

12:00 or 1:00
Destiny in Space (IMAX Theater, upper level)

12:00 or 1:00
Lunch (Pacific Science Center Cafe, upper level)

2:00 or 4:00
Celestial Odyssey Laser (Laser Arena, lower level)

4:45
Meet at Dinosaur Pond in Pacific Science Center (lower level)

5:00
Load bus for return to University of Washington

6:30-9:00
BBQ (McMahon Deck)

9:00
All Scholars must be in McCarty Residence Hall

10:00-11:00
Dorm wind-down activities (videos, games, pool, etc.)

11:00
All Scholars must be in rooms at McCarty Residence Hall

Sunday, August 13

7:30
Breakfast (McMahon Residence Hall Cafeteria)

8:30-11:00
Church (optional) or Athletic Activities

11:30
Meet at McCarty Residence Hall Lobby

11:30
Meet in the HUB parking lot

12:00
Bus leaves for Woodland Park Zoo

12:30
Picnic Lunch at the Zoo

1:00-4:00
DO-IT at Da Woodland Park Zoo

4:30
Meet at main gate to load bus

5:00
Bus leaves from zoo to University of Washington

5:30
Dinner (McMahon Residence Hall Cafeteria)

7:00-9:00
Evening Activities - anyone for a game of volleyball or a movie? (Meet in McCarty Lounge)

9:00
All Scholars must be in McCarty Residence Hall

11:00
All Scholars must be in rooms at McCarty Residence Hall

Monday, August 14

7:30
Breakfast (McMahon Residence Hall Cafeteria)

8:30-9:30
Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)

9:30- 10:30
Is That Really Water? - Bill Zoller, Chemistry and Environmental Studies
(HUB 106B) Participate in lab experiments to determine what's in Lake Washington water and how the water quality has an impact on environmental issues.

10:30-11:00
Snack Break

11:00-12:30
Is That Really Water? - Bill Zoller, continued

12:30-2:00
Lunch (Husky Den)
Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)

2:00-3:30
You Can DO-IT!
(HUB 106B) Be a more effective communicator! Learn how to work with people to get what you need. Experiment with some self-advocacy and communication techniques.

3:30-4:00
Snack break

4:00-5:30
Internet Gems and Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)

5:30
Dinner (McMahon Residence Hall Cafeteria)

7:00-9:00
Sumi Painting Workshop-Sharon and Alan Jodock-King
(McCarty Library) Ancient Chinese proverb say, "All work and no play makes dull DO-IT Scholar." Here's an opportunity to let your creative juices flow out of your body and onto rice paper. Anyone can create something beautiful when they express what's in their heart.

9:00
All Scholars must be in McCarty Residence Hall

10:00-11:00
Dorm wind-down activities (videos, games, pool, etc.)

11:00
All Scholars must be in rooms at McCarty Residence Hall

Tuesday, August 15

7:30
Breakfast (Mahon Residence Hall Cafeteria)

8:30-9:30
Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)

9:30- 10:30
Helpful or Harmful? The Ethics of Genetics Research - Robert Hansen, Genetics
(HUB 106B) Learn how to use a structured model to make decisions about ethical issues in genetics research.

10:30-11:00
Snack Break

11:00-12:30
Ethics of Genetics Lab, continued

12:30-2:00
Brown Bag Lunch Discussion with Maynard Olson, Medical Genetics
(HUB 108) Discuss the future of genetics research with someone who works in the thick of it and think about the impact that it might have on the lives of those you love.

2:00-3:30
You Can DO-IT!
(HUB 106B) Learn how to set goals and manage your time in order to make them happen. "If you can conceive it, and believe it, you can achieve it."

3:30-4:00
Snack Break

4:00-5:30
Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)

!!Mentor Night!!

6:00-9:30 pm
Introductions and pizza for all!- Sheryl Burgstahler
(HUB 200BC)
  • Drivers Ed for the Information Highway -Edward Lazowska, Computer Science
    (HUB 200BC) Learn about the changes that are taking place in information technology, and what the implications are for education, government, and commerce.
  • What's in a Mentor? Group activity
    (HUB 200BC) Here's your opportunity to meet one another, get to know each other's hopes and dreams, and figure out who can be what kind of a resource- in other words, it's non-Internet "Network" time!

9:00
All Scholars must be in McCarty Residence Hall

10:00-11:00
Dorm wind-down activities (videos, games, pool, etc.)

11:00
All Scholars must be in rooms at McCarty Residence Hall

Wednesday, August 16

7:30
Breakfast (McMahon Residence Hall Cafeteria)

8:30-9:30
Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)

9:30- 10:30
It's a Wild Web World! - Dave Edfeldt, Education
(HUB 106B) Learn more about how the World Wide Web gets built. Add your two cents to the award-winning DO-IT World Wide Web page.

10:30-11:00
Snack Break

11:00-12:30
It's a Wild Web World!, continued (HUB 106B)

12:30-2:00
Lunch(Husky Den)
Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)

2:00-3:30
You Can DO-IT!
(HUB 106B) We did it, so can you! Learn from those who have done it! You can ask our special guests to share some of their ideas about what to expect when you go to college or work.

3:30-4:00
Snack Break

4:00-5:30
Internet Gems and Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)

5:30
Dinner (McMahon Residence Hall Cafeteria)

7:00-9:00
We Did It, So Can You! - Phase II Scholars
(HUB 106B) Phase II Scholars share their project success stories and help you formulate your plans for your Phase II projects.

9:00
All Scholars must be in McCarty Residence Hall

10:00-11:00
Dorm wind-down activities (videos, games, pool, etc.)

11:00
All Scholars must be in rooms at McCarty Residence Hall

Thursday, August 17

7:30
Breakfast (McMahon Residence Hall Cafeteria)

8:30-9:30
Computer Lab Open (HUB 106B)

9:30-10:30
Design Dilemmas- Mike Gaffney, Design Engineering
(HUB106B) Learn how 3-d computer modeling is used to design building interiors, exteriors, and sites.

10:30-11:00
Snack Break

11:00-12:30
Design Dilemmas - Mike Gaffney, continued

12:30-2:00
Lunch (Husky Den)
Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)

2:00-2:45
You Can DO-IT
(HUB 106B) Focus on you're future! Start a portfolio that you can use to apply for awards, internships, collaborative projects, and jobs.

2:45-3:30
Focus Group Discussion - Norma Shelan (HUB 200C)

3:30-4:00
Snack Break

4:00-5:30
Internet Gems and Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)

5:30
Dinner (McMahon Residence Hall Cafeteria)

7:00-9:00
Bicycling with Ski-for-All (Meet in McCarty Lounge)
Same bat-channel, same bat-time.

9:00
All Scholars must be in McCarty Residence Hall

10:00-11:00
Dorm wind-down activities (videos, games, pool, etc.)

11:00
All Scholars must be in rooms at McCarty Residence Hall

Friday, August 18

7:30
Breakfast (McMahon Residence Hall Cafeteria)

8:30-10:30
Computer Lab Open (HUB 106B)
Finish up any loose ends: evaluations, stories, earthquake tracking, Internet searching, email, DO-IT news article, creativity journal.

10:30-11:00
Snack Break

11:00-12:30
Phase I Group Discussion (HUB 106B)

12:30-2:00
Lunch (Husky Den)

2:00-3:00
Phase II Summer Study Reports (McCarty Library)

3:00-4:00
Closing Ceremony (McCarty Library)

5:00
Bye! See ya in Cyberspace!

9:00
Scholars who are staying the night must be in McCarty Residence Hall