Innovation to Reality (I2R)

An after-school, academic year on-campus program created for all 6th - 8th grade students that introduces engineering through a combination of hands-on engineering activities, faculty guest speakers, and laboratory tours. Each five-week session has a theme based on current events of global significance and Purdue faculty research and shows students how engineers make a difference in the world. Past themes include Alternative Energy, Climate Change, Diabetes, Food, and Water Scarcity.

Contact
Dawn Mikels
Email
djmikels@purdue.edu
Phone
765-494-3889
Address
701 W. Stadium Ave.,West Lafayette, IN 47907
Activity Types
  • P-12 enrichment activities
Campus Host
Women in Engineering Program
Target Audience
Grades 5-6, Grades 7-8
Time(s) Available
Afterschool program during academic year - see website for dates
Frequency
At least one 5-week session offered each fall and spring
Duration
Each session meets 5 times (once a week for 2 hours)
Cost
Free of cost
Registration Required?
Yes
Website
https://engineering.purdue.edu/WIEP/Programs/K-12/I2R/I2R
Sponsor

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