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Engineering Explorations

North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics - NCSSM Durham Campus

Sunday, July 24, 2016 - Friday, July 29, 2016
NCSSM Durham Campus 1219 Broad Street DurhamNC  27705
Sunday, July 24, 2016 - Friday, July 29, 2016
NCSSM Durham Campus 1219 Broad Street DurhamNC  27705

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What's Included

This course engages younger learners in various fields of engineering, including civil, environmental, electrical, mechanical, computer science and robotics. They will learn fundamental principles through group project work and interaction with faculty. Each day will focus on a different field. Activities and topics may include building an earthquake-proof spaghetti tower, paper bridges, gears and lego race car design, renewable energy, water treatment, circuits, scratch programming and device construction using the Makey Makey. The goals of this course are to teach the basic concepts in engineering, such as the design process and planning, as well as fundamental concepts from a variety of engineering fields. Have students engaged and enjoying exploration and discovery to promote a positive association with engineering.

About This Organizer

The North Carolina School of Science of Math Summer Accelerator Program extends to a global audience our 30 years of experience educating talented high school students and enriching their lives.


• Our highly skilled faculty focus their talents on building the strengths of high achieving students in advanced science and math topics.

•Our Student Life Instructors live on campus year round and develop the life skills of our summer students and school-year residential students.

•We uniquely craft college-level academic experiences, as a campus and flagship high school of the University of North Carolina system, in an appropriate setting for high school students.


Go beyond what feels comfortable this summer and join our community to accept the greater challenge. Our Accelerator provides a number of academic possibilities.

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  • North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics

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NCSSM Durham Campus 1219 Broad Street DurhamNC  27705
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