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First Annual Youth Water Summit

WoW Confluence Project’s First Annual Youth Water Summit will take place on April 14th – 15th. High school science students from north central Idaho will travel to the University of Idaho’s Moscow Campus to engage in a two-day scientific conference. They will have an opportunity to present their research, ideas and solutions to community water problems in a conference setting to peers, professors, and community professionals in the natural resources and engineering fields. 

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Monday, 14 April 2014

Time Event
10:00  Students Arrive to Campus
Check in at Summit
10:30 Welcome!
Opening remarks, overview of summit agenda/goals
UI Commons: Whitewater room
11:00 Poster Session and Project Presentations
Presentation of student projects from the year
UI Commons: Whitewater room
1:00 Lunch
UI Commons
2:00 Campus Tour & Scavenger Hunt
Break into groups to get a unique tour of the UI campus
3:30 Assignment of Group Challenges
Each student group will receive a water resources problem-solving scenario
UI Commons: Whitewater room
4:30 Get Active!
Climbing wall, hike in UI Arboretum, Frisbee golf, Zumba, basketball, or study session
6:00 Student Film Festival, Dinner and Project Awards
Kenworthy Performing Arts Center
8:30 Return to Best Western University Inn

Tuesday, 15 April 2014

Time Event
8:00 Breakfast
Best Western University Inn
9:00 Group Work Time
Students design solutions to assigned water resource problems
Best Western University Inn
11:00 Networking with Water Professionals Lunch Hour
A chance to ask questions of scientists, agency personnel, graduate students, and nonprofit employees
Best Western University Inn
12:00 Presentations Preparation
Best Western University Inn
12:45 Presentations
Best Western University Inn
2:30  Awards for Group Challenges
Best Western University Inn
3:30 Board Buses

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 0841199.
PARTICIPATING SCHOOLS

Post Falls High School
Lake City High School
St. Maries High School
Moscow High School
Lewiston High School
Potlatch High School

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