Tech prep camp: Introducing high school students to engineering technology through model rocketry

Kevin Torres, Kathy Holliday-Darr, David Forsman, Dave Baird, David Johnson

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Abstract

The benefits of tech Prep Program for engineering students are discussed. According to an agreement, students meeting the specified requirements upon graduation from high school are automatically granted admission to Penn State Erie. On first day of the camp students assembled the Alpha rocket, on second and third day students rotated through lectures and laboratories on various topics. The model rocketry theme provides a means to pull together various disciplines, present technology and keep it fun and interesting for high school students.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5769-5779
Number of pages11
JournalASEE Annual Conference Proceedings
StatePublished - 2000
Event2000 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition: Engineering Education Beyond the Millenium - St. Louis, MO, United States
Duration: Jun 18 2000Jun 21 2000

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Engineering(all)

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