Transportation & Civil Engineering (TRAC) Educator Workshop - March 5th at Michigan Tech ~ FREE!

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Date: Thursday, March 5, 2015
Time: 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Cost: FREE (includes lunch & refreshments, 2 TRAC modules, 6 SCECHs pending)
Presenter: Julie VanPortfliet, TRAC Program Manager, Michigan Dept. of Transportation (MDOT)
Location: Room 104, Great Lakes Research Center, Michigan Tech

TO REGISTER: Contact Loret Roberts, CCISD, Tel: 906-482-0331 Email:

Space is limited to first 15 registrants.

What is TRAC?
TRAC provides teachers with hands-on tools for STEM (science, technology, engineering, and science) education and social studies.
Transportation and civil engineering (TRAC) is a FREE program that provides teachers with curriculum-enhancing, hands-on lessons and tools for their math, science, engineering, and social science classes. Motion detectors, photo gates, and magnetic levitation tracks are just a few of the fun activities that TRAC will introduce, TRAC includes teacher training, interactive software, replacement supplies, and opportunities for students to interact with engineers, and enter design competitions. Participants experience all 7 modules, and choose TWO for their classroom.
- Bridge Builder
- Highway Development and the Environment
- Highway Safety
- Magnetic Levitation
- Motion and the Transportation Engineer
- Roadway Design and Construction
- Traffic Technology
Preview the 7 TRAC Modules:

Registration: Please register by contacting: Loret Roberts, CCISD Tel: 906-482-0331 Email:

Workshop Information:
Joan Chadde, Program Coord.
WUP Center for Science, Math, Env. Education at Michigan Technological University
Tel: 906-487-3341 Email:

Sponsored by Michigan Dept. of Transportation, Michigan Tech Transportation Institute, UW CFIRE, and the Western UP Center for Science, Math & Environmental Education. Funded by the U.S. Dept. of Transportation



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