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Jada Hoyle-Gardner, a rising 7th grader at Hillside Catholic Academy, demonstrates Newton's Three Laws of Motion by simulating an amusement park swing ride. She participated in the Pre-Engineering Program (PrEP) at NJIT, a five-week program designed to provide academically talented post-sixth grade students with an introduction to mechanical engineering that will hopefully propel them toward math and science careers. >>
NJIT's Center for Pre-college Programs will sponsor summer workshops to encourage students--many of whom are girls and minorities--from post-fourth to post-11th grades to pursue education in science, math and engineering. The workshops run from four to six weeks, and begin either in late June or early July. Applications are due April 8 and can be obtained by calling 973-596-3550 or by visiting the center's website>>
New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) hosts a video-conference to introduce high school teachers to a pre-engineering curriculum called Project Lead The Way (PLTW). The video-conference will feature a panel of engineering educators who will gather at NJIT to discuss PLTW. The panel will be shown live via two computer networks – N.J. EdgeNet, Access N.J. - as well as by live stream on the Internet.  >>