TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — High school students can collaborate while designing creative projects in the SPARK at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology! event, which will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. on March 12.
The event, according to a press release, aims to “stimulate young people’s interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, regardless of their background and current future study plans in high school and high school. college”.
SPARK! stands for Student Projects Advocating Ingenious Knowledge. This year’s competition will have projects centered on outer space and will deal with robotics and decoding wireless communications, according to the release.
The free event was organized by Rose-Hulman’s Building Undergraduate Diversity program to give high school students the opportunity to use creativity, problem-solving skills and teamwork to complete activities.
Students wishing to participate must register online at http://bit.ly/244pQpY before March 5.
Teams with the best technical and creative designs, as determined by student judges, will win prizes provided by the Rose-BUD program. Snacks will be offered to all participants.
The event is currently scheduled to take place at the Rose-Hulman Athletic and Recreation Center and will adhere to the college’s current COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including wearing face masks and adhering to social distancing procedures, according to the press release.