Day: February 15, 2013

Portage Library Hosts Family Science Night

Family Science NightThe Portage Lake District Library will host kindergarten through 6th-grade students and their parents for an evening of science fun at a Michigan Tech Family Science Night program Tuesday, Feb. 19 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the library in downtown Houghton.

This event is sponsored by the Western UP Center for Science, Math and Environmental Education and Michigan Tech.

Read more at Tech Today.

Family Engineering in MSTA Newsletter

Family EngineeringThe Michigan Science Teachers Association’s Winter 2013 newsletter published a feature article about Family Engineering events hosted by the Michigan Mathematics and Science Centers Network at 58 centers across Michigan during 2012. The hands-on program, designed to make engineering accessible and fun, reached nearly 5,000 elementary school students and their parents last year. It is based on a book titled “Family Engineering Activity & Event Planning Guide,” developed at Michigan Tech and disseminated nationwide. Professor Neil Hutzler (CEE), who founded the program, is quoted. See page 15,
MSTA Winter News.

From Tech Today.