Science camp attracts high school students nationwide

High school students from 25 cities and provinces participated in a teenage science summer camp.

Some 970 high school students from 25 cities and provinces as well as Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan participated in a teenage science summer camp which kicked off on Monday afternoon, Shanghai Science and Technology Association said.

The summer camp, which has been running for six years, will last for a week this year, during which students will visit local research labs and scientific venues. 

They will be allowed to join various activities including lectures, practice, research projects and lab tours on their own or in team work. A STEM test will be given to the students to evaluate their capabilities of scientific research and logical thinking.

This youth camp in Shanghai is part of the nation's college science camp organized in July and August in 53 universities across the country. The national one will receive 11,000 high school students and 1,100 teachers. The Shanghai branch is its third-largest one, trailing Beijing and Jiangsu.

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