2011 Pre-College Projects
PROJECT: ESCAPE to Alaska Summer Camp
CONTACT: Robert Parsons, UAF
The Alaska Space Grant Program (ASGP) in partnership with NASA will introduce in 2011 an engineering summer camp for both students and teachers. ASGP/NASA will provide training and experiences for students and teachers in STEM fields: science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
PROJECT: RobotC Training for CLCA Summer Teachers Institute
PI: Luke Mese, Technology Director, Challenger Learning Center of Alaska
The Challenger Learning Center of Alaska (CLCA) will send its Technology Director, Luke Mese to the
Carnegie Mellon Robotics Academy RobotC Programming for VEX PIC and CORTEX training course in
Pittsburgh, PA. After attending this course, Luke will travel back to Alaska and use this newly gained
knowledge to instruct Alaskan teachers during our week long Summer Teachers Institute for VEX
Robotics Professional Development Program which in turn leads into a High School Advanced Robotics
Elective. An overview and syllabus for the course has been attached for reference.