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Discover Engineering 2017

Thursday

Jul 27, 2017 – 07:30 AM

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What kind of engineer do you want to be?   Join us this summer and discover the many possibilities in engineering. Discover Engineering is designed for alumni and 8th - 10th grade kids who want to thoroughly explore various engineering disciplines. Each day you'll take a deep dive into 2 engineering disciplines and find out what it really means to be an engineer.  Dates and  Schedule Below is an example of each day’s general schedule. Each workshop is 3 hours long with an hour for lunch.  Adults have separate programming from the kids. Adults and kids join up from 12-1 each day for lunch and tour the Big House and Crisler together on Thursday at 4 pm. Thursday, July 27th7:30 am - 8:45 am:  Check-in, cont. breakfast & announcements8:45 am - 9:00 am:  Walk to workshops9:00 am - 12 noon:  Kids workshops & Adult Ed Program12 noon - 1 pm:       Lunch1:00 - 1:15 pm:        Walk to workshops 1:15 pm 4:15 pm:    Kids workshops & Adult Ed Program Cont.4:15 pm - 6 pm:       Big House & Crisler Tours (adults & kids)   Friday, July 28th8:00 am - 8:45 am:   Continental breakfast & announcements8:45 am - 9:00 am:  Walk to workshops9:00 am - 12 noon:  Kids workshop | Tech Talks & Tours - adults12 noon - 1 pm:       Lunch1:00 - 1:15 pm:        Walk to workshops 1:15 pm 4:15 pm:    Kids workshop |  Tech Talks & Tours - adults Available Workshops Each day you will dig into 2 engineering disciplines and uncover what it really means to be an engineer in those fields.  Through discussion, hands-on exercises, tours and Q&A, graduate students will unveil the infinite possibilities that exist for engineers.   Engineering Disciplines for 2017 include: Biomedical EngineeringMechanical EngineeringRobotics EngineeringCivil EngineeringMaterials Science EngineeringIndustrial Operations Engineering  (You will choose 4 disciplines during your registration.) T-Shirt T-Shirts are $16 each and can be added to your order when you register.  Please refer to the t-shirt sizing chart when selecting a t-shirt size for your child. FAQs Click to see FAQs.

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