Students construct an apparatus that simulates a blood clot.
Chemist turn pennies into gold.
Investors apply financial knowledge learned throughout the session to popular real estate investing board game Monopoly.
Students conduct a simulated trial, with Justice Richard Gabriel of the Colorado Supreme Court presiding over the proceedings.
A panel from the Yale School of Medicine shares their professional and academic insights about modern medicine.
Psychologists use virtual reality (VR) goggles to explore simulated crime scenes.
Anatomy + Physiology students dissect a fetal pig.
Future of Medicine students visit the Yale Center for Medical Simulation.
Engineers build Bluetooth-controlled cars.
Behavioral Neuroscientists investigate sensation and perception with a taste test.
Surgeons perform heart transplants on cats.
Engineers build and launch rockets, attempting to maximize height and distance.
Students develop designs while also working on a mood board to help refine their style.
Chrissy Fulton, Associate Director of Admission at Brown University, presents to students about the college admissions process.
Students spend Community Time bonding with their living groups through an egg drop challenge.
Representing countries, students brainstorm how to rebuild after a simulated apocalypse.
Students work together to help a blindfolded classmate cross an obstacle course.
Aspiring surgeons perform gastric bypass surgery on rats.
Genetic Engineering students perform polymerase chain reactions.
Anatomy + Physiology students calculate body movement measurements and practice directional terms.
Students experiment with a trebuchet.
Chemists experiment with flame testing.
Heart Science students perform a sheep heart dissection.
Guests from BrainCo visit the Engineering and Computer Programming courses.
Psychology + Neuroscience students attend a lecture given by Assistant Professor of Psychology Yarrow Dunham at the Social Cognitive Development Lab at Yale University.
Interior Designers learn about color theory before gathering swatches for a collaborative color wheel.
Students experiment with a machine that measures electrical activity in muscles.
Investigators learn how to pull a footprint from a crime scene.
Surgical Interventions students practice suturing.
Heart Science students experiment with an apparatus that simulates a blood clot.
Applied Physics students construct and test hoverboards.
Students conduct a mock trial. The Presiding Judge? Justice Richard Gabriel of the Colorado Supreme Court.
Students share ideas with the EXPLO community in a TED Talks-style event!
Surgical Interventions and Anatomy + Physiology students take a trip to Yale New Haven Hospital Center for EMS to learn the basics of being a paramedic.
Studetns pair up in teams of two and complete mini challanges to try and get the most points for a trip to get ice cream!
Students get into small groups to work on a "power ranking" exercise where they have to rank people, companies, and countries in the order of what they as a group think is most powerful in the world.
It's Wayfinding Day! Students take a mid-session break from the typical schedule to spend the day considering how EXPLO informs their sense of purpose beyond the program.
Chemists use a flame test to detect the presence of various compounds.
Students discuss the ethical implications of artificial intelligence.
Filmmakers learn how to manipulate lighting.
Writers are challenged to create a story with only six words using a peach as their prompt.
Surgical Interventions students learn a skill required of any medical professional: how to suture.
Living groups get to know each other after an exciting arrival day!
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From setting up classrooms to packaging bed linens to professional development workshops and curriculum seminars, staff completed a very busy orientation schedule to prepare for Arrival Day, having a lot of fun along the way!
Students in the Acting and Directing, Modern Dance, Filmmaking, Sketch Comedy, Applied Physics and Musical Theatre classes put on a show at EXPLOPALOOZA!
Crew students head to Yale's Gilder Boathouse and enjoy an outdoor river ride on the final day of their workshop.
student, during conversation about following her passion for programming
Advertising + Marketing students pitch to representatives from PEZ!
Justice Richard L. Gabriel talks to students today about the career path that led him to become a justice on the Colorado Supreme Court, his call to help people in the criminal justice system, and what it is like to be a lawyer in a highly public case — Justice Richard Gabriel was co-counsel for Michael Jackson in the case of Crystal Cartier v. Michael Jackson.
Students in EXPLO art classes put on an exhibition of their final projects in the Yale School of Art's Green Gallery.
Applied Physics students engineer, build, and test-drive personal-sized hovercrafts.
Students split into groups and open discussion with instructors about topics such as optimism, volunteering, and mental health.
Students showcase the hard work they've put into their courses at the One World event through a variety of presentations and simulations about global citizenship.
student, during conversation about courses at EXPLO
Our students lead Community Meeting and it's a hit! The audience sits on the edge of their seats, fully enthralled by the well orchestrated show.
Future of Medicine students split into groups and do research, preparing for their presentation on big data in regards to public health.
Chemistry Lab students try to identify an unknown compound. They use a variety of methods to determine the identity of the substance, including burning to observe if there is any color change and measuring PH.
DIY students cut paper designs and use silkscreen to print them on shirts.
Modern Dance students practice movements and incorporate dance phrases around objects they find in the quad.
Students in Fashion Design work on their final pieces for the Art Show on Wednesday.
Students in Acting + Directing discuss character development within their acting groups before rehearsing their scenes.
Keeping a constant PSI and launch angle, students in Mechanical Engineering launch, modify, and relaunch air rockets to maximize the distance they fly on the New Haven Green.
Aspiring architects work to finalize designs for their assignment from The Pinehills. Students use a variety of techniques for their proposals, including sketches, models, and digital renderings.
Marine Biology students travel to Sandy Point Beach to explore the marine life. The group catches local shellfish and observes their mannerisms.
During Department Time, students interested in writing hear from Shani Petroff, a New York-based author known for her "Bedeviled" series for young adults. Shani discusses her path to becoming a published author, and gives tips to students about how to enter the field.
Advertising + Marketing students prepare marketing pitches for a new candy line that they will pitch to PEZ executives later this week.
Computer Programming + Processing students work on simple game designs which they will present at the upcoming Art Show.
Diplomats debate the topic of climate change, doing their best to represent the interests of their country.
Students in Filmmaking wrap up final shooting of the short films they are producing.
student, during conversation