Category: CEE

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…


Natural Resource and Engineering for Genesee County Students

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!! Monday – Saturday, July 10-15, 2017 (includes free transportation, meals & lodging) STUDENT REGISTRATION FORM ONLINE | STUDENT REGISTRATION FORM PRINT | VIEW THE FLYER OPEN to all…


Great Lakes Investigations Aboard Michigan Tech’s Research Vessel Agassiz

for Students in Grades 4-12 ~  Fun!  FREE!  Educational! Dates: May 25 – August 30, 2017 SCHOOL REGISTRATION FORM | VIEW THE FLYER | VIEW THE PHOTO ALBUM Michigan Tech’s Ride the Waves Program 2017 invites Copper Country youth in Grades 4-12 to join scientists from Michigan Tech’s Great Lakes Research Center in the exploration of Lake Superior,…


Designing a Sustainable Future

Summer Institute for Grade 4-12 Teachers Date:  July 24 – 28, 2017 Application deadline June 15, 2017 TEACHER REGISTRATION FORM | EVENT | VIEW THE FLYER Program Investigate product life cycle, building design, renewable energy sources, low impact site design, water reuse, smart transportation and food systems with cutting edge research scientists and engineers at Michigan Technological…