An innovative approach to involve grade school students in college projects

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The introduction of engineering to prospective students starts when they are in high school. They have already made some decisions about their career. This project involves 6 th grade students designing a car body, then Penn State Erie students commercialize that design.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages2437-2441
Number of pages5
StatePublished - Jul 10 2006
EventSociety of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference 2006, ANTEC 2006 - Charlotte, NC, United States
Duration: May 7 2006May 11 2006

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OtherSociety of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference 2006, ANTEC 2006
CountryUnited States
CityCharlotte, NC
Period5/7/065/11/06

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Chemical Engineering(all)
  • Polymers and Plastics

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Meckley, J., & Lenhardt, L. A. (2006). An innovative approach to involve grade school students in college projects. 2437-2441. Paper presented at Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference 2006, ANTEC 2006, Charlotte, NC, United States.
Meckley, Jonathan ; Lenhardt, Lucy Anne. / An innovative approach to involve grade school students in college projects. Paper presented at Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference 2006, ANTEC 2006, Charlotte, NC, United States.5 p.
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