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Engineering Day Camp

Grades Completed: 6-8   

Class #700: July 15-19, 9am-4pm

Location: UNL City Campus (Othmer Hall)/UNL East Campus/The Career Academy  

Fee: $20 Facilities

In the laboratories and classrooms on the UNL campus and The Career Academy at Southeast Community College, learn about engineering and the design process used to define and solve problems to improve your world. You will be introduced to the Engineering Grand Challenges and various disciplines of engineering through special presentations and activities by College of Engineering faculty, students, and staff. Activities throughout the week may include designing with VEX robotics, creating a simple lie detector, solar energy activities, designing roller coasters and more. Campus and city tours may include an engineering tour of Memorial Stadium, the Tractor Test lab, the UNL Dairy Store or even a visit to the Midwest Roadside Safety Facility. Activities will take place at UNL City Campus on Monday and Thursday, UNL East Campus on Tuesday, and The Career Academy on Wednesday and Friday. Parents will be responsible for student drop off and pick up at these sites on each day. Schedule is subject to change. Join us to experience challenging activities and learn how engineering impacts the health, happiness and safety of your world!

Taught by UNL Faculty; Travis Ray, Engineering Instructor at The Career Academy; Kristin Page, Dawes Middle School Teacher; Amanda Woodward, Culler Middle School Teacher

Sponsored by LI-COR Biosciences, Inc.

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