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4th Grade Engineering Trip - Barrow/HB Stroud

Friday, February 16th, 2018
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Description

We are looking forward to our Experience UGA trips for the semester! 

NOTE: Shifts with lock codes are for Experience UGA Ambassadors only. If you would like to learn more about our Ambassador program, please contact us at experienceuga@gmail.com.

The shift without a lock code is open for general volunteers!

Trip Description: 
Fourth grade students will be hosted by the College of Engineering at Stegeman Coliseum. CCSD students will have the opportunity to:

  • Use handmade miniature catapults to practice hypothesizing, estimating, and measuring
  • Build spaghetti towers in order to understand basic principles of tension & compression, as well as compare tower designs to see which designs work best
  • Participate in an interactive presentation about “What is Engineering,” where students will learn more about studying & careers in engineering
    • During this session students may briefly tour one of the College of Engineering buildings
    • Students will also participate in a question and answer session with current UGA students

Guidelines for the trip: 
o General volunteers must have attended a volunteer orientation for this trip.
o You are responsible for transportation to the trip site.
o Review information and location for your assigned shift beforehand.
o Be prepared to engage elementary school students! 
o Do not have any food or drink with you during the trip. 
o Have fun with the students! 

Rain Plan: In the event of rain, this trip will still occur as planned.

Emergency Contacts: 
Shannon Walker - 404 433 5069 (c), shannon.walker26@uga.edu 
Alison Doherty - 339 203 1315 (c), alison.doherty@uga.edu

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Requirements
Be prepared to engage with 4th grade students. You must have attended an Experience UGA Volunteer orientation for this trip.
PerksImpacting the lives of Clarke county 4th graders!
Parking DetailsYou are responsible for transportation to this trip.
CausesChildren & Youth Community Education
SkillsMath Skills
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8 Positions Filled | 3 Impacts | 10 Hours

Multiple Addresses

Shifts (9)

ShiftStartEndDescriptionPositions
 
 
 
Engineering Student - Catapult StationFri, Feb 16, 8:45AMFri, Feb 16, 10:30AMYou will lead the catapult activity for each group of students throughout the trip.

Stegeman Coliseum, Stegeman Coliseum, Athens, GA 30602
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Engineering Student - Presentation, Tour, and Q&AFri, Feb 16, 8:45AMFri, Feb 16, 10:30AMYou will assist with the interactive presentation about “What is Engineering,” the tour, and the question and answer session.

Stegeman Coliseum, 100 Smith Street, Athens, GA 30602
1/2Over
Engineering Student - Spaghetti Tower StationFri, Feb 16, 8:45AMFri, Feb 16, 10:30AMYou will lead the spaghetti tower activity for each group of students throughout the trip.

Stegeman Coliseum, 100 Smith Street, Athens, GA 30602
0/2Over
Ambassador ShiftFri, Feb 16, 9:00AMFri, Feb 16, 12:30PMYou will assist with greeting students at the bus and leading them into the Coliseum, then assist in rotating students through the 3 activity stations and engaging with students throughout the trip.

This address is behind Stegeman Colesium., 100 Smith Street, Athens, GA 30602
3/6Over
General VolunteerFri, Feb 16, 9:00AMFri, Feb 16, 10:30AMYou will be responsible for assisting the students at the various activity stations. You will receive your assignments on the day of the trip.

This address is behind Stegeman Colesium., 100 Smith Street, Athens, GA 30602
0/10Over
Engineering Student - Catapult StationFri, Feb 16, 10:15AMFri, Feb 16, 12:00PMYou will lead the catapult activity for each group of students throughout the trip.

This address is behind Stegeman Colesium., 100 Smith Street, Athens, GA 30602
2/2Over
Engineering Student - Presentation, Tour, and Q&AFri, Feb 16, 10:15AMFri, Feb 16, 12:00PMYou will assist with the interactive presentation about “What is Engineering,” the tour, and the question and answer session.

This address is behind Stegeman Colesium., 100 Smith Street, Athens, GA 30602
0/2Over
Engineering Student - Spaghetti Tower StationFri, Feb 16, 10:15AMFri, Feb 16, 12:00PMYou will lead the spaghetti tower activity for each group of students throughout the trip.

This address is behind Stegeman Colesium., 100 Smith Street, Athens, GA 30602
0/2Over
General VolunteerFri, Feb 16, 10:15AMFri, Feb 16, 12:00PMYou will be responsible for assisting the students at the various activity stations. You will receive your assignments on the day of the trip.

This address is behind Stegeman Colesium., 100 Smith Street, Athens, GA 30602
1/10Over