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FSU PC to Host Summer SCUBA Lab

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The Advanced Science Diving Program at Florida State University Panama City is offering a Summer SCUBA Lab for high school students. The two week basic SCUBA certification and marine science course will take place June 17-21 and June 24-28 from 8:00 am to 12:00 noon and will be taught by FSU Panama City Faculty. To qualify, student must be 15 years old by May 31, 2013 and be able to pass a swim test.

Summer SCUBA Lab will introduce students to the world of marine science through a hands-on curriculum that combines biological, physical and chemical oceanography with field and classroom work. Students will develop a deeper understanding of the marine environment and advanced marine technology used in underwater exploration.

The application for this program may be found at the FSU STEM Institute website at steminstitute.org. A $100 application fee is required to reserve space in the class with total payment required prior to the start of class. The cost of the class is $440.00 which includes instruction, equipment use, IANTD manual, dive log and certification card. Students are required to bring their own mask, snorkel, fins, booties and dive knife.

For more information please contact Ginger Littleton, Director, FSU Panama City STEM Institute at 850/770-2270 or Carmel Gorin, STEM Institute Assistant Director at 850/770-2207.