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Science, Mathematics, And Research Training 2023

High School Science Education Outreach


Past SMARTs:

Our program in 2022
Our program in 2020
Our program in 2019
Our program in 2018
Our program in 2017
Our program in 2016
Our program in 2015
Our program in 2014
Our program in 2013
Our program in 2012
Our program in 2011
Our program in 2010
Our program in 2009
Our program in 2008

For Educators

SMART+ Proposal

Outreach supporting videos:

US Secretary of Energy
Light bulb comparison
Standing waves
Chladni Plate
Metronome Syn.
Planets and stars
Solar car making


Calculate local magneitc field
Calculate local gravity (in US)


National Sciene Foundation
University of Chicago
Woodlawn High school
Urban School Improvement
Chicago MRSEC
Chin's Research Group

Photo Archive

2015 Outreach Photos
2014 Outreach Photos
2013 Outreach Photos
2012 Outreach Photos
2011 Outreach Photos
2010 Outreach Photos
2009 Outreach Photos
2008 Outreach Photos

Contact us

Welcome to S.M.A.R.T.!

Who are we?

We are a group of researchers and educators from the Department of Physics of the University of Chicago.

What is SMART?

The SMART (Science, Mathematics, and Research Training) program is a five-day summer program we have been running at the University of Chicago for nearly 15 years now. Our goal is to share the excitement and secrets of science research with you!

How do you explore this website?

Try the links on the left. If you know any other interesting websites, please tell us. We will include more interesting websites.

How do I apply?

Please fill out and submit the application form below. The program is free of cost!

2023 Summer S.M.A.R.T. Outreach program


(7/13/2023) Experiments (5720 S. Ellis Ave.)

(7/14/2023) Argonne Tour and Liquid Nitrogen Demos(5720 S. Ellis Ave.)

(7/15/2023) Observatory Tour (929 E. 57th Street)

(7/17/2023) Nitinol and 3D Printing (5720 S. Ellis Ave.)

(7/18/2023) Solar Cars, DNA, and BBQ (KPTC 213)

BBQ party (3 ~5 pm, parents are welcome)


>> Itinerary <<


>> Application Form <<


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Contact: Cheng Chin <>, Athena Frost <>, and < Eileen Sheu <>