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Summer Camps for Future Engineers

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Conference

2016 EDI

Location

San Francisco, CA

Publication Date

March 29, 2016

Start Date

March 29, 2016

End Date

April 1, 2016

Conference Session

Cool Ideas

Page Count

3

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https://peer.asee.org/27391

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11

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Joseph C. Hartman P.E. University of Massachusetts, Lowell

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Abstract

We piloted two overnight summer camps for high school last year: "Engineering of Sports" and "Engineering for Sustainability," with the second targeted at female students. Survey results show that we touched a large underrepresented population and increased their interest in engineering. We plan to run two camps this year with slightly different themes.

Hartman, J. C. (2016, March), Summer Camps for Future Engineers Paper presented at 2016 EDI, San Francisco, CA. https://peer.asee.org/27391

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