2014 Summer Transportation Institute (STI)
Started: April, 2014 Ended: September, 2014 Project ID #4W4901 Status: Completed
The purpose of this program is to provide a comprehensive educational experience to high school students regarding transportation topics and career opportunities.
The 2014 Summer Transportation Institute at MSU involved students in a comprehensive academic program that covered a range of topics including traffic engineering and planning, infrastructure design, road ecology and environmental engineering, aviation, safety and human factors. STI participants learned about career opportunities from professionals representing public and private sector transportation organizations as well as academia. Hands-on activities related to each topic helped to develop students’ problem-solving skills and reinforced what they had learned. In addition to classroom activities, students participated in a number of team design/build projects, including crash attenuator, glider, and balsa wood bridge competitions. The team projects served to build teamwork and communication skills while fostering creative problem solving.
Susan Gallagher - PI
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Sponsors & Partners
- Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) Sponsor
Part of: Education
Project Tagged In: K-12 Education« Back to Focus Areas