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Western UP Science Fair
Grades 4-8
Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Festival Video & Photos


Western U.P. Science Fair and Science & Engineering Festival showcased science, nature, environment, engineering, and more with hands-on activities conducted by more than one hundred Michigan Tech and Finlandia University students and local organizations. The event held at Michigan Tech Memorial Union Building

See a video about the Hybrid Bicycle, the Dollar Bay SOAR ROVs and many of the other activities!
You can view video on this player or go to the Science and Engineering Festival Video Youtube Playlist Page


Click on an image to see larger picture or start slide show.

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Science & Engineering Festival Exhibits

Youth Programs - Mind Trekkers: Mag Lev Train, Grape Crusher, Nail Puzzles
Prisms and Lasers,Kruskal’s Count Card Tricks, Ballistics Car
Finlandia Student Elem Education: Pump it Up! Chocolate Chip Cookie Mining
Challenge Yourself!
Microbiology Club: Glo-Germ: how clean are your hands?
Biomedical Engineering Society: What is Biomedical Engineering?
Society of Physics Student Chapter: Static Electricity, Pressure Demos; Dual Track Races, Friction Demos
Pre-Health Association: Healthy or Not? Take the Test!
Society of Women Engineers: Paper Airplanes & Candy Cars
Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE): Egg Squeeze
Isle Royale National Park & Dollar Bay High School students: Remotely-Operated Vehicle operation and use
Communicating Science Students: Build a Geodesic Dome
Sparkling Pennies
Engin Fundamentals Dept.: Launcher
Mechanical Engineering Dept.: Hybrid Vehicle Mobile Lab
Circle K: Making Lots of Bubbles!
Engineers Without Borders: Design A Water Tower (of spaghetti & marshmallows)
Lake Superior's Huron River Restoration, Inc.: BUGS – Helping us assess Stream Health
Elise Nelson, Director: Carnegie Museum

Sponsored by:
Western UP Center for Science, Mathematics and Environmental Education,
Michigan Tech Student Chapter of American Society of Engineering Education
and the Carnegie Museum.

The Western U.P. Center is a partnership of Copper Country & Gogebic-Ontonagon Intermediate School Districts and Michigan Technological University, serving 21 school districts and the communities in Houghton, Baraga, Gogebic, Ontonagon and Keweenaw Counties.

Questions, contact Shawn Oppliger at shawn@copperisd.org or 482-0331

 

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Last Update: March 28, 2012