Learn with Splash! Chicago


Splash, Cascade, and Droplet are academic enrichment programs for high school students in the Chicago area. You can take classes taught by college and graduate students on topics such as genetic engineering, dystopian fiction, jazz dance, and introductory Mongolian! The program gives you a chance to see topics you may not encounter in a traditional high school curriculum. Our teachers strive to teach unusual and engaging classes that keep learning fun.

Student Registration

Register here for Droplet 2022. Registration opens on Oct 24th, 2022. Classes fill up quickly and have a max capacity, so register as soon as possible. The full class catalog can be found here. Let us know if you have questions: splashchicago@gmail.com.

Droplet Cascade Splash!
What: Up to two classes in one afternoon. Up to two classes, meeting once a week for five weeks. Up to six classes in one day.
When: Nov. 12th 2022 from 1:40-4:30 pm (virtual) Cascade will take place on Thursdays from April 21st to May 19th, 2022.  Splash will take place on Saturday, February 5th, 2022.
Who: Open to all high school students throughout the Chicago area.
Cost This program is free!
Where: On the University of Chicago Campus in Hyde Park.
How do I sign up: See yellow text above.
What you need: Contingent on class.

We will begin with an opening ceremony 1:40-1:55 pm, and finish with a closing ceremony 4-4:30 pm where there will be a raffle!!

Class Schedule for Droplet 2022

2:00 - 2:55 p.m. 3:00 - 3:55 p.m.
1. Membrane Proteins in the Body! 1. Exploring the World of Norse Mythology
2. A study of mutants: what causes cancer? 2. A study of mutants: what causes cancer?
3. Understanding your Brain: Learning, Memory, and Artificial Intelligence 3. Understanding your Brain: Learning, Memory, and Artificial Intelligence 
4. The Neuroscience of Movement & Brain-Computer Interfaces 4. Flying Fish, Drilling Clams, and Swimming Sloths: The Science of Adaptations
5. Music: Harmonics in Harmony

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