East Carolina University Hosts JETS Team Competition February 24, 2012
Where: Science and Technology Building, East Carolina University Campus, East Carolina University
When: February 24, 2012 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Who: JETS Competition TEAMS of 4 to 8 Students from Grades 9 through 12
How to Register: http://www.jets.org/teams/index.cfm
Cost: Registration fees are $125 per team until November 30; $150 per team from December 1 to January 31; $175 per team after February 1.
Theme: Engineering Healthier Lives
ECU Contact: Dr. David Batts, email@example.com or 252.328.9673
The Junior Engineering Technology Society (JETS) will hold its annual competition for students between 9-12 grades. JETS flagship program, TEAMS (Tests of Engineering, Aptitude, Mathematics and Science gives students the opportunity to discover the practical application of math and science by solving some of today’s greatest engineering challenges.
JETS programs touch more than 40,000 students and 10,000 educators from 6,000 high schools across the country every year. JETS participants are a diverse group-more than 1/2 from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in engineering and technology fields, including 1/3 of which are female.
- Fun, theme-based Engineering Competition
- Real-world Applications of Math and Science
- One Day
- Students in Grades 9-12
- Teams of 4 to 8 Students
- Two Parts
- Part 1: 90 minutes, 80 multiple choice questions
- Part 2: 90 minutes, 4 open-ended questions
JETS is the leading non-profit educational organization dedicated to promoting engineering and technology careers to America’s youth. From coordinating exciting student competitions to providing top academic resources and career explanation materials, JETS is helping students make informed decisions about their futures and developing a new generation of engineers.
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