Middle and High School Students
Are you creative?
Do you like to solve problems?
Do you want to make a difference in
If so, consider
becoming an engineer. Engineers
have always used their imaginations and problem-solving skills to tackle the
great challenges of their time.
ARE YOU READY to become one of tomorrow’s engineers?
Clemson University, Roper Mountain
Science Center and Greenville County
Schools invite you to a special program for middle and high school students at the:
2012 ASCE/AISC National Student Steel
Saturday, May 26, 2012, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Informational flyer for distribution
Registration deadline: May
7, 2012. Space is limited.
Costs: $10 a student includes lunch in the student dining hall and commemorative T-shirt (students only)
Valley and Littlejohn Coliseum Tours
You’ve never seen Death Valley or
Littlejohn like this before. Take
part in a behind-the-scenes tour and discover what makes these structures truly
amazing and just as spectacular as any game ever played there.
- Designing for Disaster
Build a miniature structure
and see how it responds to the ground shaking of an earthquake. Experience the force of hurricane winds
and see firsthand how anything can become a deadly projectile in a storm.
- Driven to Distraction
Visit the driving simulator
laboratory to learn how poor road design, texting and other distractions can
increase your chance of a crash.
- The Power of Water
Water is our single
most important resource. We need it for drinking, irrigation, transportation,
manufacturing and recreation. Discover other ways water is used and why we must
recognize its power.
Why do some roads and
highways remain smooth and easy on your tires, while others are so pothole-riddled they look like an obstacle course? The answer often lies in getting the right mix design of the
concrete or asphalt pavement. See
what researchers are doing to give you a smooth ride.
Steel is often the
first choice building material. Its strength and beauty are unmatched. Learn more about what makes steel so strong, and try your hand at welding and creating with steel.
Exploration Experience Trailer
Experience NASA’s traveling exhibit
that uses 3-D imagery and the latest video technology that will literally make you
a part of what NASA is doing now and plans to do in the future.
Talk with Clemson engineering and
science professors and academic advisors to learn what it takes to become an
For more information about this program call 864-656-2061 or 864-355-8912. If you'd like to be a sponsor, contact: Scott Schiff, Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, firstname.lastname@example.org.
To learn more about Clemson camps and youth programs, see Camp and Youth Programs at Clemson.
Clemson University is a nationally ranked research university that has managed to remain a student-centered community. Students are engaged, spirited, highly competitive, and – according to one guidebook – the nation’s happiest. Clemson offers a teaching and learning environment more common to private, liberal arts colleges, but with the increased academic, community service and social opportunities found at a major public university, all on a beautiful campus surrounded by lakes, forests and mountains.