Transportation and Engineering After School Classes Underway

Five Transportation and Engineering after school classes are underway at the Great Lakes Research Center and four area schools.

The instructors are all young women engineering students in mechanical, civil, and biomedical engineering. The After School STEM Club activities take place over eight weeks from January 23 to March 3, 2017.

Students are designing boats, making traffic signs, building bridges, flying planes, and riding tracks. They are using LEGOs, airplane spinners, Magna-Tiles®, paper, and other materials

Transportation and Engineering Activity Overview

Activity Schedule

Participating schools are in South Range, L’anse, Hancock, and Dollar Bay.

Coordinated by:

Western UP Center for Science, Mathematics and Environmental EducationCenter for Science and Environmental Outreach

Clay Boats Table Group
Clay Boats Table Group
Designing Boats
Designing Boats
Crafting Clay Boats
Crafting Clay Boats
Testing Boats
Testing Boats
Engineering Design
Engineering Design
Joan Chadde and Young Engineers
Joan Chadde and Young Engineers
Engineering Construction
Engineering Construction
Testing Truck Stoppers
Testing Truck Stoppers

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