Youth Programs

Mechanical Engineering (ages 11-14) must have completed 5th grade and turn 11 by June 1st

Other Dates
Dates:July 21-25, 2014
Meets:8:30 AM to 3:30 PM 5 sessions
Location:The Teaching Lab Bldg. 1013
Fee: $325.00

Sorry, this course is inactive. Please contact our office to see if it will be reinstated, or if alternative classes are available.

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Description

Gear up for a powerful week of engineering fun as you gain a mechanical advantage this summer. Learn how mechanical engineers use the principles of force and motion to design, build and operate machines with moving parts. Investigate the impacts of friction on design performance. Utilize hydraulics and pneumatics in your designs to lift an object. Engineer a car powered by a mousetrap.

Activities: Use the engineering design process to create a Rube Goldberg machine.

Highlights: Utilize MakerSpace equipment and learn how to take an idea and engineer a prototype and product

Cancellation policy: No refunds will be given within 4 weeks prior to start date of your camp session.
50% refunds (based on the program's total tuition cost) will be given 8-4 weeks prior to start date of camp (50% cancellation fee).
25% processing fee for any cancellations made prior to 8 weeks before start date of camp.
$25 processing fee for any changes in dates.

All cancellation requests must be made in writing or by phone with a confirmation e-mail.