Free to rising high school juniors and seniors who qualify.
Eligibility: Students who will be enrolled as a high school junior or senior during the fall of 2017 and meet Ranken day school placement requirements in reading and math. The Missouri SuperMileage Challenge is available to Missouri students only.
Essential Information Technology Skills
This course will take your existing knowledge and experience with computer software and hardware as a foundation to assist in an in-depth study of personal computers. In this course, you will acquire the essential skills that will allow you to build, configure, install, upgrade, repair, and troubleshoot computer hardware. Students will also learn the foundation of using CSS to build a functional websites/webpage. The course will also provide students with the knowledge to setup and configure wireless networks.
Dates: Monday through Friday, July 24 – August 4, 2017, 8:30AM–3:00PM, attendance is mandatory
Missouri SuperMileage Challenge Team: Competition Vehicle Design, Fabrication, and Testing
Students will complete a team-driven challenge that allows practical experience in the design, fabrication, and testing of a student driven vehicle. Students will learn to keep an engineering notebook to form the basis for the design of the vehicle – overall size, shape and selection of materials for the chassis, wheels, tires, steering, suspension, brakes, battery and engine. Fabrication of the vehicle will take place in various shops on campus (welding, automotive, and machine shops). Final vehicle test runs will be made in preparation for the mileage-based competition which will be held mid-April, 2017, in Warrensburg, MO.
Dates: Monday through Friday, July 24 – August 4, 2017, 8:30AM-3:00PM, attendance is mandatory
Continues: Ongoing twice monthly (or as necessary) Saturday team meetings from September to the mid-April 2018 competition.