CLubs And Events

Science Club

Led by a science faculty member, the purpose of the North Campus Science Club is (1) To promote interest in the sciences, (2) To experience the sciences above and beyond the classroom setting, (3) To provide career information, and (4) To enhance the involvement of science students within Broward College.

Get more information and view our Science Club flyer PDF document by opening the following link: Science Club Flyer (Link opens in new window)

Come join the science club as they hold various activities throughout each semester including guest speakers, field trips, dissections, and more! Check out the videos below to view some of the interesting activities:

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Science For Kids

Science for Kids was started in 1983 and has been one of the most successful partnerships between Broward College and Broward County Schools. The purpose of the program is to engage local 5th grade student with hands-on math, biology, chemistry, and geology activities. Today the Science for Kids program, led by North Campus’ Science faculty, continues to immerse elementary children into a fun day full of science exploration and excitement with the hopes of encouraging the participants to one day attend college and pursue STEM careers.

Earth Day

Earth Day is an annual event celebrated at Broward College’s North Campus and around the world on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection. Hosted by the Science and Wellness Department, the celebration is filled with guest speakers and activities such as student art and essay contests, rock painting and planting native plants among other events that promote environmental awareness.

Junior Achievement

Located on Broward College’s North Campus, Junior Achievement of South Florida (JA) inspires and prepares youth to succeed in a global economy. JA provides real-world training in financial literacy including budgeting, spending, investing and the use of credit; offers cutting-edge, skill-building opportunities that enable young people to explore meaningful, productive careers; teaches students how to start businesses; and introduces entrepreneurial values that strengthen workplaces. Each year Broward College’s Science and Wellness Department students and faculty host a Junior Achievement Day to engage JA youth in a fun day of science experiments and hands-on activities.

Science For Kids

Science for Kids was started in 1983 and has been one of the most successful partnerships between Broward College and Broward County Schools. The purpose of the program is to engage local 5th grade student with hands-on math, biology, chemistry, and geology activities. Today the Science for Kids program, led by North Campus’ Science faculty, continues to immerse elementary children into a fun day full of science exploration and excitement with the hopes of encouraging the participants to one day attend college and pursue STEM careers.

Earth Day

Earth Day is an annual event celebrated at Broward College’s North Campus and around the world on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection. Hosted by the Science and Wellness Department, the celebration is filled with guest speakers and activities such as student art and essay contests, rock painting and planting native plants among other events that promote environmental awareness.

Junior Achievement

Located on Broward College’s North Campus, Junior Achievement of South Florida (JA) inspires and prepares youth to succeed in a global economy. JA provides real-world training in financial literacy including budgeting, spending, investing and the use of credit; offers cutting-edge, skill-building opportunities that enable young people to explore meaningful, productive careers; teaches students how to start businesses; and introduces entrepreneurial values that strengthen workplaces. Each year Broward College’s Science and Wellness Department students and faculty host a Junior Achievement Day to engage JA youth in a fun day of science experiments and hands-on activities.

National Chemistry Week

Mole Day

Mole Day is an unofficial holiday celebrated among chemistry enthusiasts on October 23, between 6:02 am and 6:02 pm. The day commemorates Avogadro’s Number, 6.02 times 10 to the power of 23, written (6.02 x 1023), a basis unit in chemistry. The North Campus Physical Sciences within the Science and Wellness Department, enthusiastically celebrates Mole Day with chemistry magic shows and demonstrations provided by Chemistry Faculty.

Mole Day Seminar

Science Seminar

Guest speakers are invited to present their research or specialty to BC students during National Chemistry Week. In October of 2020, BC Alumnus and PhD candidate, Louben Dorval, virtually presented his research over ZOOM to BC students, faculty, and staff.

Brain Bowl Team

Brain Bowl is an academic competition in which Florida College teams compete by answering questions from four subject areas: humanities, mathematics, natural science and social science.

Scholarships are available for members.

For more information regarding the BC Brain Bowl Team, please contact Dr. Tony De Lia at: tdelia@broward.edu

 

Exciting Brain Bowl News from Dr. Tony De Lia:

“Broward College’s Brain Bowl team competed in Florida’s first ever online collegiate academic tournament on Saturday, October 10th.  The Santa Fe Invitationial hosted the best academic quiz teams from across the state including Brain Bowl powerhouses Valencia, Chipola, Northwest Florida, Santa Fe, and Lakeland. In a very impressive performance, Broward’s A-Team swept the competition to decisively win the entire tournament.

Team members Francis Orozco (CA, North) and Alex Bluth (CA, Central) were among the top ten individuals in a field consisting of Florida’s top 50 collegiate quiz bowl players.

The Santa Fe Invitational featured a wide-ranging spectrum of challenging questions from all areas of academics written by the National Academic Quiz Tournament (NAQT) organization. It was hosted on the Discord online platform as is the first online academic competition of the 2020-2021 season. The FCSAA has transitioned to virtual tournaments following the restrictions implemented in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.”

Please Congratulate The Following Players

Team A

Simone Rodriguez (A-Team captain) (BC, Central) Third Image Down, Right

Deandre Nelson (BC, Central) Not Pictured

Francis Orozco (CA, North) Third Image Down, Left

Mitchell Bennet (BC, North and Central) Bottom, Center

Team B

Isabella Borges (B-Team captain) (CA, North) Top, Left

Alex Bluth (B-Team co-captain) (CA, Central) Top, Right

Lindsay Martin (CA, Central) Second Image Down, Left

Connor Schemel (CA, Central) Second Image Down, Right