High school students participate in Tamuq STEAM summer camp

  • Date: 05-Aug-2022
  • Source: Gulf Times
  • Sector: Education
  • Country: Qatar
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High school students participate in Tamuq STEAM summer camp


High-school students from across Qatar participated in the STEAM summer camp organised by Texas A&M University at Qatar (Tamuq).

The goal of the STEAM summer camp was to provide high school students with the opportunity to engage in hands-on activities so they can enhance valuable skills including critical thinking, problem solving, communication, collaboration, creativity and innovation.

Over the week-long programme, students learned to incorporate arts practices, elements, and design into STEM fields. The students worked to improve public speaking skills and design prototypes for solving pressing engineering problems, as well as used 3D printing techniques and explored several mathematical concepts.

Bissam Abdulghany, a student of QF’s Qatar Academy for Science and Technology who participated in the programme, said: “It was a valuable experience for me. The insights provided by these incredible mentors definitely helped me see a different perspective. Building robots, and working on my public speaking skills are my personal highlights from this experience.”

Sarah Soltan, a student from Qatar Academy Doha, said: “This programme helped me improve my social and communications skills, working alongside students from various different schools. One of the most surprising lessons from this experience is how there is an emphasis on mathematics, arts and

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