Clemson University Summer Scholars

Civil Engineering

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This course is offered to rising 7th — 10th graders.

This all day course explores the range of opportunities within Civil Engineering. Students will learn about topics including construction management, bridge and building design, transportation, and materials testing. Students will learn the basics of structural engineering, and student will work in teams to design a balsa wood bridge. The teams will compete against one another, and at the conclusion of the week, the students will test how much weight their bridge can withstand. Students will also tour the Clemson wind tunnel and see demonstrations of a 2x4 firing missile cannon.

This course is offered during Session 3 (June 22nd, 2014 — June 28th, 2014) AND Session 5 (July 13th, 2014 — July 19th, 2014). Click here to view the schedule.

Tuition for this course is $950.

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