Using enrichment programs to introduce high school students to mechanical engineering

John R. Baker, Vincent R. Capece, William E. Murphy

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The advantages of the enrichment program designed for the students of Graves Country High School in Kentucky for preparing the students for mechanical engineering education are discussed. The program involved lectures, laboratory work and short research projects. The introductory engineering courses in the program and the concentrated workshops provided through the program helped the students to understand the fundamentals of engineering. A wide range of subjects covered by the enrichment program enhanced the interest level of students.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7229-7238
Number of pages10
JournalASEE Annual Conference Proceedings
StatePublished - 2003
Event2003 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition: Staying in Tune with Engineering Education - Nashville, TN, United States
Duration: Jun 22 2003Jun 25 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Engineering


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