SMASH is a special program for rising 8th grade students, designed to build confidence in science and math. The curriculum focuses on improving the two attitudinal values, perceived usefullness of mathematic and mathematical self-efficacy, impacting math-related achievement. Students about to enter the 8th grade can join us at RIT for five days of cool science fun with math.
Please Note: SMASH 2020 has been canceled due to the health risks posed by COVID-19.
The SMASH Experience for Girls is designed
to increase middle school girls' engagement and interests in STEM education and careers
to train future K-12 STEM educators, RIT undergraduate and graduate students with interests in teaching STEM
BREAK into a week of summer math fun. . . CRUSH any fears of learning math. . .
The SMASH Experience AWAKENS your passion for numbers!
Experience hands-on math learning that can lead to future real life opportunities.
Use math to uncover mysteries in the world around you.
Connect what you’ve learned in school to science activities at RIT.
Engage in recreational activities on campus such as ice-skating!