Category: COE

Outreach in Natural Resources and Engineering

Eighteen high school students from Detroit and across the Lower Peninsula are spending six days at Michigan Tech from July 22-27 to explore Natural Resources and Engineering majors and consider attending Michigan Technological University. The program is in its fifth year. Students will investigate drinking water treatment, autonomous vehicles, forest management, and more, with Michigan…


Lake Superior Water Festival Wednesday

Sunset over Lake Superior More than 700 elementary, middle and high-school students from 10 Western Upper Peninsula schools will gather at Michigan Technological University’s Great Lakes Research Center on Wednesday, Oct. 17 for the Seventh Annual Lake Superior Water Festival. Participating schools include Baraga High School, Barkell Elementary (Hancock), CLK Elementary (Calumet), EB Holman (Stanton…


Fall 2018 After School Science and Engineering Classes

Starting Oct. 1 through Nov. 6, there will be six hands-on explorations taught by Michigan Tech science and engineering students and staff from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at the Great Lakes Research Center, room 104. These classes are for grades one through five. Gr. 1-2  Forest Fun, Mondays Students will engineer seed get-aways, investigate animal tracks, design feeders to help…


Everything from Algae to Zooplankton

Young scientists sample the freshwater food chain through GM’s Ride the Waves at Michigan Tech’s Great Lakes Research Center. Whitefish bellies, lard-filled olives—and a boat ride on Michigan Tech’s 36-foot Research Vessel Agassiz. Just the thing to hook elementary students on science, technology, engineering and math. Funded by General Motors (GM) since 2013, Ride the…


Teacher Professional Development at Belle Isle Aquarium

Students at Belle Isle Aquarium Joan Chadde is in Detroit this week conducting a four-day teacher institute at the Belle Isle Aquarium as part of an National Science Foundation Innovative Technology Experiences for Student and Teachers (ITEST) grant project. The project’s goal is to increase the interest of diverse students in science and science careers.…


Detroit Area Engineering Students Participate in Summer Youth Programs

The Michigan Chronicle published a story about the Detroit Area Pre-College Engineering Program (DAPCEP), mentioning that Michigan Tech is one of DAPCEP’s partners. DAPCEP students will be attending Summer Youth Programs at Tech in July. Sixteen high school students from Detroit and southwest Michigan will explore Natural Resources & Engineering majors and possible careers from…