TRANSIT SMART MOVES
TRANSIT, Smart Moves Summer Program 9th-11th grades
Session 1: July 15-July 18, 2013, 8:30am-3:30pm
Session 2: July 22 - July 25, 2013, 8:30am-3:30pm
Fee: The cost of this program is $175. A $50 nonrefundable registration fee is due in order to reserve a spot. The remaining $125 is due one month prior to the program start date.
Rev up your engines for a week of transportation fun and learning! TRANSIT is a one week summer commuter camp for high school students, currently in the 9th-11th grades, who want to learn about the world of transportation engineering. During this week, students engage in hands-on activities, labs and discussions lead by University professors, high school science teachers; and industry leaders representing organizations such as MDOT, Ford Motor Company, Road Commission for Oakland County, SEMCOG and others.
- The impact of transportation on communities.
- The emerging new technologies and their effect on transportation.
- The science behind such topics as bridge design, city planning, construction, highway safety, magnetic levitation, motion and traffic technology.
- Smart cars and how they will communicate with smart highways.
- How traffic simulation software can be used to make intersections safer and more efficient.
- The making and testing of concrete.
- What's behind alternative fuels.
- How communities work together to plan transportation.
- How transit systems can bring us together in southeast Michigan.
How to apply:
To inquire about available openings and the application process, contact Pamela Rhoades Todd at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 2012 Camp Final Report
- 2011 Camp Final Report
- 2010 Camp Final Report
- 2013 Application Packet
For further information, contact:
Director Pre-College Programs
Office: Engineering 227