Thursday, August 4, 2011

Randolph Professors Use Egg-Carrying Rockets to Teach Science to Middle Schoolers

Randolph College professors Peter Sheldon and Peggy Schimmoeller hosted middle school students from Central Virginia Community College's 2011 Summer Career Academy Thursday, August 4. CVCC partners with the Region 2000 Technology Council and the Region 2000 Career Pathways through Tech Prep Consortium to host the high technology career academies for middle and high school students.
Students in the Advanced Manufacturing Academy spent the morning at Randolph College learning about and building bridges. They also built egg-carrying rockets that they then launched on front campus.