Western UP Science Fair
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
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
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
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
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.