2015 STEM Summer Workshop

Course Number TITLE Amount START DATE END DATE BEGIN TIME END TIME M T W R F S INST LAST INST FIRST BLDG
14567 Construction Basics $25 1-Jun 5-Jun 9 a.m. Noon M T W T F   Arnsmen Dan WFDCTR
  If you like working with your hands, getting dirty and being creative, this class is for you!  Students will begin to bring carpentry concepts together as they explore measurement techniques, blueprint reading, technical math, structural principles and finally safety.  Students will build small, basic construction projects which will help to demonstration their understanding of construction basics.
14568 Welding Basics $25 1-Jun 5-Jun 0.52083 0.14583 M T W T F   Wright Nick WFDCTR
  Make sparks fly this summer! Learn to cut and weld metal using an arc welder and wire welder, just like the pros in this introductory welding course. Take your project home and show your friends and parents. No prior experience is necessary. Just come ready to create and make the sparks fly. Projects will vary. Leather shoes, long sleeves and long pants are required.
14569 Carpentry $25 8-Jun 12-Jun 9 a.m. Noon M T W T F   Arnsmen Dan WFDCTR
  Prerequisite: Construction Basics or prior approval of instructor.
This course will build upon knowledge gained from Construction Basics. During this course the instructor will help guide students in tackling even more complex construction projects such as building stair risers.
14570 Applied Welding $25 8-Jun 12-Jun 0.52083 0.14583 M T W T F   Wright Nick WFDCTR
  Prerequisite: Welding Basics or prior approval of instructor.
This course will build upon knowledge gained from Welding Basics. Students will work with the instructor to creatively design and produce more complex welding projects with a greater focus on fabricating unique class projects.
14571 Robotics $25 15-Jun 19-Jun 9 a.m. Noon M T W T F    McKenna  Kristy WFDCTR
  Use your imagination to design, build and create robots using Lego Mindstorms educational robotic kits!  Program your unique robot to complete real life functions including picking up objects, driving safely, and much more!
14572 Mechanical Design $25 15-Jun 19-Jun 1 p.m. 4 p.m. M T W T F   Wolfmeyer  Randy WFDCTR
  Have you ever wondered what it takes to design and create the next great invention? You’ll do it all in this course by using simple materials to design structures. Students will be allowed to explore various engineering principles and forces as well as the interactive, application side of mathematics and physics. 
14573 Robotics 2 $25 22-Jun 26-Jun 9 a.m. Noon M T W T F    McKenna  Kristy WFDCTR
  Prerequisite: Robotic Basics or prior approval of instructor.
Take your robot to the next level! This course will build upon knowledge gained from Robotic Basics. Students will work with the instructor to creatively design and produce more complex projects with a greater focus on student, robotic design concepts.
14574 Aeronautics $25 22-Jun 26-Jun 1 p.m. 4 p.m. M T W T F   Wolfmeyer  Randy WFDCTR
  This course is designed for students who are fascinated by flight! Build working, small scale projects to explore the principles of flight and air pressure physics. Construct a wind tunnel to test out wing designs and shapes and water bottle rockets. Students will explore math and science to understand what they’re building and make appropriate measurements and modifications during the concept design phase of their projects.