High School Science Programs
Academy at Palumbo students participate in Fox Chase Cancer Center's first fruit fly foot-locker program
June 19, 2014, The Pulse
Their advanced placement Biology class was the first to take part in Fox Chase Cancer Center's fruit fly foot-locker program.
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2015 Call for applications
NOTE: Each student may only apply for acceptance into ONE AND ONLY ONE program location. Duplicate applications will be discarded prior to review.
Immersion Science Health Careers Symposium 2015
May 16, 2015
7 am to 4:30 pm
This one-day, hands-on event gives high school students the opportunity to perform the duties of real health professionals and learn from the scientists, clinicians, and administrators about their career trajectories and the jobs they love.
This event is FREE on a first-come, first-served basis for high school students in grades 9-12. Register online before all the spots are filled!More
The TRIP Initiative
In 2015, in an effort to address the increasing interest of students in STEM careers, FCCC’s high school program branched again as the TRIP Initiative (Teen Research Internship Program). Carrying FCCC’s mission outside the walls of FCCC, the TRIP Initiative is taught at Philadelphia-area universities, including Ursinus College and Temple University, using core Immersion Science principles to incentivize student-designed research on cell and animal behavior.More
High School Immersion Science Program
The Fox Chase Cancer Center high school program started expanding three years ago with the introduction of Immersion Science, a three-phase comprehensive career training program for high school students in cancer-focused laboratory research.
Soon after its inception, this program expanded further to include high school teachers. Now, teachers in Philadelphia, Bucks and Montgomery Counties in Pennsylvania and in Pennsauken, New Jersey, are using Immersion Science to reach dozens of students each year in their home classrooms.More