Category: Outreach

Keweenaw Geoheritage Tours

Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula is known as a place of natural beauty with a fascinating mining history. Join local expert Bill Rose to learn how to read this landscape and how it came to be the way it is today. The Copper Country has a strong geoheritage comprised of five major events in Earth’s history. Rose has designed several two-day field trips that address each of these specific themes. Participants can look forward to covering lots of ground and being outside all the time with travel by boat, van and short walks.  

Lake Superior Water Festival Shows Students Careers in STEM

2013 Lake Superior Water Festival at Great Lakes Research Center on Thursday, October 17

High school students from the five western UP counties will spend today at Michigan Tech’s Great Lakes Research Center, learning about the Great Lakes, water research and careers they might consider in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The Water Festival is sponsored by the Western UP Center for Science, Mathematics and Environmental Education, based at Michigan Tech.

Menominee Catholic Central (Middle) School students get a heavy dose of Science & Technology at Michigan Tech

About 30 grade 6-8 students and chaperones from Menominee Catholic Central School will spend two days at Michigan Tech, September 16-17) immersing themselves in science & technology. This is the eighth year they’ve visited Michigan Tech to kick off their new school year, explains science teacher Frank Best , who leads the trip.

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