University of Connecticut
Department of Molecular and Cell Biology
260 Glenbrook Road, U-3262
Storrs, CT 06269-3262

P: (860) 486-8115
F: (860) 486-0599

Director: Joy Erickson

Contact: Joy Erickson
P: (860) 486-8115
F: (860) 486-0599

Kids Are Scientists, Too (KAST) - Biology Section

Year Program Started: 1995

Max. Participants/Year: 20 per module

Application Deadline: early July

Program Timeframe: 2 three-day modules of Marine Explorers (late June – July); 5-day morning and afternoon programs (July)

Academic Level Targeted: grades K-5, grades 6-8, grades 9-12

Racial/Ethnic Focus: any racial/ethnic group

Type of Program: education

Program Attributes: non-credit

Program Acceptance Requirements: class year (grades 4-10)

Primary Science Discipline(s) Targeted: biology, chemistry, engineering, physics

Additional Comments: This program is part of the larger KASET program which has chemistry, physics, and astronomy components in addition to biology.