Innovation to Reality (I2R)

I2R is a FREE after school engineering program for 6th-8th grade students. I2R provides a unique opportunity to explore themed areas of engineering through a combination of faculty guest speakers, lab tours and hands-on engineering activities. Each theme meets once a week for three to five weeks. Past themes have been related to topics of Climate Change, Diabetes, Food, Energy, and Water Scarcity. 

Spring 2017 Session: Engineering the Marvels of the Artistic World   

3-Week Program: Thursdays, April 6th - April 20th; 5:30-8:30p at Purdue's West Lafayette Campus

Have you ever been in an auditorium for a concert?  How about a recording studio?  Have you ever used paint in an art class?    Have you played a video game that has amazing graphics.  In this session of I2R we will dive into how engineers impact the world of art.  From acoustical engineers who work with architects creating high-quality acoustical auditoriums and concert halls to mechanical engineers creating robots that serve as stagehands moving props, we will explore the engineering marvels of the artistic world.

This session is now closed.  The Fall 2017 session will be posted in August.  

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Sue Bayley

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