3rd Annual Natural Resource and Engineering Career Explorations at Michigan Tech and UP

Research Vessel Agassiz
Research Vessel Agassiz

High School Students Can Win A FREE 6-Day Trip to:

Explore Natural Resources & Engineering at Michigan Technological University (Michigan Tech) in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan!!

Mon. – Sat, June 26 – July 1st, 2017

(includes free transportation, meals & lodging)

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OPEN to all High School students in Detroit and Wayne County who want to explore Environmental Science Careers: forestry, natural resources, wildlife, engineering, water quality, more!

Michigan Tech will host a 6-day trip to explore environmental science and engineering majors. It is open to all high school students in Detroit and Wayne Counties who want to explore Environmental Science Careers: forestry, natural resources, wildlife, engineering, water quality, more!

What YOU will do …

  • In the forest, ID and measure trees, and collect frog data;
  • On the water, aquatic sampling aboard a research vessel ;
  • In the lab, examine plankton, drive a Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV), and design a process to clean water;
  • Tour a college campus, stay in a dorm, eat in the dining hall;
  • Visit Michigan DNR Training Center on Houghton Lake.
  • Experience national and state parks, wildlife refuges, nature sanctuaries with experts in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula!

TRIP LEADERS:

  • Mike Reed, Curator of Education, Detroit Zoo
  • Lisa Perez, U.S. Forest Service ~ Detroit Urban Connections
  • Bruce Ross, MI Department of Natural Resources

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Detroit HS Students Natural Resource and Engineering Career Exploration

CONTACT:

Mike Reed | Detroit Zoo | mreed@dzs.org | Cell: (313) 595-9729

Joan Chadde | Michigan Technological University |jchadde@mtu.edu | Office: (906) 487-3341

This program is funded by:

These Michigan Technological University Departments Schools and Centers:

Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
College of Engineering
School of Forest Resources & Environmental Sciences
School of Forest Resources & Environmental Sciences
Michigan Tech Admissions
Housing and Residential Life
Center for Pre-College Outreach
Center for Science and Environmental Outreach
Department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics
Michigan Tech Transportation Institute

General Motors (Ride the Waves)

Coordinated by Michigan Tech Center for Science & Environmental Outreach with Help form the Following Partners:

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