Engineering Exploration Day for Middle and High School Girls

There will be an Engineering Exploration Day for middle and high school girls from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25 at the Great Lakes Research Center.

The event is free and open to girls in grades 7-12 and their parents.

Celebrate Engineers Week! Come find out what engineering is all about! Try some fun hands on activities led by women engineering students at Michigan Tech and discover why the LOVE engineering! Learn how engineers make a difference and why engineering is a great career choice. Hear about the many career paths open to engineers. Includes sessions on the variety of engineering fields and typical college curriculum presented by 1st Year Engineering Fundamentals instructor, Amy Monte. Dr. Adrienne Minerick, Associate Dean for Research and Innovation and Chemical Engineering, will present "The Personal (and Other) Rewards of an Engineering Career.”

Register by Wednesday, Feb. 22 using this link.

This event is limited to the first 40 girls and their parent(s) or chaperones. Lunch and all activities are included.

For more Information, contact Joan Chadde in the Michigan Tech Center for Science and Environmental Outreach through email or at 7-3341.

Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 10:00 am to 1:30 pm

Great Lakes Research Center (GLRC)
1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, MI 49931

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Parents/Family, General Public


Center for Science and Environmental Outreach (CSEO), Engineering Fundamentals, College of Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering
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This event is sponsored by the Michigan Tech College of Engineering, Engineering Fundamentals, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Society of Women Engineers student chapter, Tau Beta Pi student chapter, Western UP Center for Science, Mathematics and Environmental Education, and the Great Lakes Research Center.


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