3 local high school students spent the summer getting hands-on research experience in Stockton | Education

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“I learned a lot of things in school, but there was no application,” Tran said after his presentation with Simms.

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“You are learning, not just memorizing,” Simms added of the experience.

All of the students said they didn’t have in-person science labs last year in high school due to the pandemic, so participating in hands-on research as part of the program was a big benefit, especially for Dolores. from Atlantic City, who will be studying chemical engineering in the fall at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa.

Ki said he thinks Dolores learned to take these things that are taught in a textbook and apply them in real life.

“There is a big gap between the knowledge of the classroom and the real, practical society,” Ki said. “I wanted to connect these dots.”

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Tran said she realized through the program that she was more interested in biochemistry than biology, and that the research community may seem intimidating, but she is very welcoming. She encouraged anyone interested in pursuing a career in the sciences to apply for the program.

Pemberton said many students don’t realize there are opportunities to participate in research at the college.

“It’s one of those things that I feel like I missed out on when I was in high school,” Pemberton said. “I would have loved to know about it.”

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