Spring Semester

 Enrollment Week Location Information: January 21-23, 2014 

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Spring 2014 Program Booklet Cover

Spring 2014 Program Booklet Cover

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT FOR DETROIT PUBLIC SCHOOL (DPS) STUDENTS 

DAPCEP is happy to announce that Detroit Public Schools will pay the $25 Application Fee for the first 200 Detroit Public School Students. The first 200 DPS students will NOT have to submit any monies with their DAPCEP application. All applications must be completed properly and have a recent copy of the student’s report card/transcript for the 2013-2014 school year. DAPCEP appreciates the value DPS places on the program and its impact on students. (Supported by DPS Title 1)

If there are other districts interested in support DAPCEP student participation, please contact: Jason Lee (jdlee@dapcep.org)

Financial Assistance is available for DAPCEP Saturday Programs
(Click Here for More information & downloadable application)

DAPCEP Office

This location accepts applications and answers questions. Paper applications are available.  Assistance completing and printing the application is also available. No copy service.

100 Farnsworth, Suite 249 Detroit, MI 48202 

The office is located on the second floor of the Rackham building.  Enter the building using the East Entrance door closest to the Science Center.  There is a door in the back hall to your left, take the stairs up one flight.

Open Enrollment Dates:

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 Time: 7 AM – 7 PM
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 Time: 7 AM – 7 PM
Thursday, January 23, 2014 Time: 7 AM – 3 PM

  •  Free Parking – Beaubien Street, north of Warren is behind the African American Museum. There are no meters on this block.
  • Metered Parking – Bring quarters!  These spaces are checked regularly. Metered spaces are available on most surrounding streets.
  • Cultural Center Lot – This lot is located on John R Street, north of Farnsworth behind the Detroit Institute of Arts. Bring $5 in quarters or dollar bills.
  • WSU’s Rackham Parking Structure (Lot 3) - This lot is located on Warren near John R, behind the Rackham Building.
  • Parking: $5 availability on a debit/credit card.  Cash is not accepted.
  • WSU’s Putnam Parking Structure (Lot 6) – This lot is located on Putnam near Cass, next to the Detroit Public Library. Parking FeeL $5  (quarters or dollar bills accepted)

 

Oakland University
This location accepts completed, signed applications with report card/transcript attached. No paper applications offered. No online assistance or printing. No copy service.

Office of Associate Dean
School of Engineering & Computer Science 
Dodge Hall of Engineering Room 248
2200 N. Squirrel Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4401

Campus Map: Dodge Hall is Building #5

Free parking is available in Parking Lots: P38, P36, or P34

Office Hours:
Tuesday, January 21, 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Wednesday, January 22, 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Thursday, January 23, 7:00 AM – 3:00 PM

 

University of Michigan Ann Arbor
This location accepts completed, signed applications with report card/transcript attached. No paper applications offered. No online assistance or printing. No copy service.

1221 Beal Avenue
College of Engineering (Lurie Engineering Center, Center for Engineering Diversity & Outreach, K-12 Programs / Room 1109)
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109

Office Hours:
Tuesday, January 21, 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Wednesday, January 22, 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Thursday, January 23, 7:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Park in the Lurie Engineering Center circular driveway (15 minute free parking permitted), park, enter the building, and CEDO is the first office on your right

 

2014 SPRING COURSE LISTING

GRADE

PROGRAM

COURSE

CODE

TIME

4

University of Detroit Mercy

Forensic Crime Stoppers

20500

8:30 – 10:30 AM

4

University of Detroit Mercy

Forensic Crime Stoppers

20501

11:00 – 1:30 PM

5

University of Detroit Mercy

World In Motion

20510

8:30 – 10:30 AM

5

University of Detroit Mercy

World In Motion

20511

11:00 – 1:30 PM

6

Wayne State University

Pre Engineering Math (Part II)

21005

9:00 – 12:00 PM

7

Motivating Factors (Exam Experts)

Math Matters!

22505

9:00 – 12:00 PM

7

Wayne State University

Intermediate Math

21035

9:00 – 12:00 PM

7

Wayne State University

Intro to Computers

21010

9:00 – 12:00 PM

7

U of Michigan Detroit Center

Exploring Engineering

28055

9:00 – 12:00 PM

7-8

Motivating Factors (Exam Experts)

Writing, Research & Composition

22515

9:00 – 12:00 PM

7-8

Triumph Church

Intro to Robotics

23010

9:00 – 12:30 PM

7-8

University of Michigan Dearborn

Computer Programming

21505

9:00 – 12:30 PM

7-8

Detroit Zoological Society

What Can You Do at the Detroit Zoo?

23510

9:00 – 12:00 PM

7-8

The Creation Station

Video Game Design

27120

9:00 – 12:00 PM

7-9

Motivating Factors (Exam Experts)

Exam Experts ACT Level 1

22525

9:00 – 12:00 PM

7-9

Triumph Church

SMILE! “You’re on Candid Camera”

20595

9:00 – 12:00 PM

7-10

Oakland University

Algebra I

22045

9:00 – 12:00 PM

8

Triumph Church

Intro 3-D Rendering

23015

9:00 – 12:30 PM

8

Wayne State University

Algebra

21015

9:00 – 12:00 PM

8-9

IMHOTEP

Urban Design Workshop Session 1

27115

9:00 – 12:00 PM

8-9

IMHOTEP

Urban Design Workshop Session 2

27120

9:00 – 12:00 PM

8-9

Triumph Church

Advanced 3-D Rendering

23025

9:00 – 12:30 PM

8-9

University of Detroit Mercy

The Chemical World

20535

9:00 – 12:30 PM

8-9

University of Detroit Mercy

The IT CODE

20575

9:00 – 12:30 PM

8-9

University of Detroit Mercy

TRANSIT

20560

9:00 – 12:30 PM

8-9

University of Michigan Ann Arbor

Build It Bigger, Better, Stronger

28030

9:00 – 1:00 PM

8-9

University of Michigan Ann Arbor

Glow Blue! (Nuclear Engineering)

28010

9:00 – 1:00 PM

8-9

University of Michigan Ann Arbor

Pirates of Michigan

28015

9:00 – 1:00 PM

8-9

University of Michigan Ann Arbor

Theme Park Logistics

28040

9:00 – 1:00 PM

8-9

University of Michigan Ann Arbor

Wonders of Flight

28025

9:00 – 1:00 PM

9-10

University of Detroit Mercy

Computer Aided Design Using CATIA

20530

9:00 – 12:30 PM

9-10

University of Detroit Mercy

Discovery of Life

20515

9:00 – 12:30 PM

9-10

University of Michigan Dearborn

Laboratory Science

21515

9:00 – 12:30 PM

9-10

Wayne State University

Exploring Renewable Energy

21050

9:00 – 12:00 PM

9-10

Wayne State University

Study Smarter Not Harder

21020

9:00 – 12:00 PM

9-10

Wayne State University

Think 3-D Geometry

21030

9:00 – 12:00 PM

9-11

University of Detroit Mercy

ACT Prep

20565

9:00 – 12:30 PM

9-12

Oakland University

Algebra II

22050

9:00 – 12:00 PM

9-12

Oakland University

Calculus I

22035

9:00 – 12:00 PM

9-12

Oakland University

Linear Algebra

22065

9:00 – 12:00 PM

9-12

Oakland University

Plane Geometry

22055

9:00 – 12:00 PM

9-12

Oakland University

Statistics

22060

9:00 – 12:00 PM

9-12

Oakland University

Trigonometry

22040

9:00 – 12:00 PM

9-12

Dow Corning Corporation

From Sand to Silly Putty

24505

9:00 – 12:00 PM

10-11

University of Michigan Dearborn

ACT-SAT Math Prep

21520

9:00 – 12:30 PM

11-12

Wayne State University

Pre Calculus

21025

9:00 – 12:00 PM

11-12

Wayne State University

Intro to Engineering

21042

9:00 – 12:00 PM

12

Sensible Business

GAME ON: Maximizing Your College…

20590

9:00 – 1:00 PM

 

SPRING COURSE OFFERINGS

4th GRADE

Forensic Crime Stoppers

University of Detroit Mercy

Students in this fourth grade program are presented with a crime to solve.  Each week students will explore different systems of the human body through hands-on investigations.  Students will gather evidence to determine which suspect is the criminal as they learn about issues related to health and nutrition.  Students will present their solution to this “Who-Done-It” on the last Saturday of the program.  A parent or guardian is required to attend and participate in at least two sessions.

Course Code: 20500 – Session 1                                   Saturdays:  8:30 AM – 10:30 AM

Course Code: 20501 – Session 2                                   Saturdays:  11:00 AM – 1:30 PM

Dates: March 15th – April 12th

5th GRADE

World in Motion 2.0 The Hydrogen Fuel Cell

University of Detroit Mercy

The World in Motion is a physics-based activity developed by the Society of Automotive Engineers to introduce engineering with electricity and energy as alternative energies using the fuel cell. Students, as a group, will separate water into its basic components of hydrogen and oxygen atoms through electrolysis. They then will use a fuel cell to power an electric motor. This hands-on class explores concepts of motion, force, inertia; velocity and air drag in a team setting using mathematics and science.

Course Code: 20510– Session 1                                    Saturdays:  8:30 AM – 10:30 AM

Course Code: 20511– Session 2                                    Saturdays:  11:00 AM – 1:30 PM

Dates: March 15th – April 12th

6th GRADE

Pre-Engineering Math (Part II)

Wayne State University

This is an interactive course for 6th grade students covering topics in the DAPCEP supplemental math course. Topics for the SPRING include: algebraic ideas and equations. All applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 or greater and no excessive absences will be eligible for acceptance into the class.  The SPRING course content is DIFFERENT than the FALL 6th Grade Pre-Engineering Math course content. To be eligible for a certificate students must complete all classroom and homework assignments, and must take the pre and post-test.

Course Code: 21005                                                                  Saturdays:  9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Dates: March 15th – April 12th

7th GRADE

 Math Matters!

Motivating Factors (Exam Experts) (Location: UAW GM, 200 Walker St., Detroit, MI 48207)

Students will focus on the principles of mathematics in the areas of basic math, algebra, and geometry. Students will work independently and in group activities.

Course Code: 22505                                                      Saturdays:  9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Dates: March 15th – April 12th

 

Intermediate Math

Wayne State University

The material covered in this five week plan will be: Basic Math Review, Sets and Real numbers, Variables, Variable Expressions (i.e. equations with one and two variables), Cartesian Coordinate System, Ordered Pairs, Graphing and Linear Functions (y=mx+b). To be eligible for a certificate students must complete all classroom and homework assignments, and must take the pre and post-test.

Course Code: 21035                                                      Saturdays:  9:00 AM – 12:00 PM                         

Dates: March 15th – April 12th

 

Intro to Computers

Wayne State University

This course will provide students with a basic working knowledge of computers.  Topics covered will include binary numbers, keyboarding, MS Office applications, Internet usage and wizard-based web page creation. To be eligible for a certificate students must complete all classroom and homework assignments, and must take the pre and post-test.

Course Code: 21010                                                     Saturdays:  9:00 AM – 12:00 PM                         

Date:  March 15th – April 12th

 

Exploring Engineering

University of Michigan Detroit Center

Exploring Engineering will be offered at UM’s Detroit Center will provide a unique view of the different engineering disciplines and the tremendous impact that engineers have on the world around us. Through this five week program, current 7th graders will have the opportunity to explore a variety of engineering departments through presentations, hands-on activities and a tour of UM’s engineering campus. This course will highlight the diverse nature of the engineering field and allow students to make informed choices about a variety of engineering programs and possible future careers. This course is offered by the UM Ann Arbor campus.

Course Code: 28055                                                      Saturdays: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Dates: March 15th – April 12th

 

7-8th GRADE

 Writing, Research, and Composition for Future Engineers

Motivating Factors (Exam Experts) (Location: UAW GM, 200 Walker St., Detroit, MI 48207)

In this valuable course, students will learn specific technical writing strategies and techniques to compose effective essays, for daily studies and college applications.  Students will learn techniques in the following areas: persuasive and informative writing, internet research, effective proofreading, punctuation and grammar, continuity and outlining, effective sentence structure, and more!

Course Code:    22515                                                     Saturdays:  9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Dates:  15th – April 12th

 

What Can You Do at the Detroit Zoo?

Detroit Zoological Society (Location: Detroit Zoo, 8450 W 10 Mile Rd., Royal Oak, MI 48067)

Have you ever wondered what it takes to work at a zoo? Come and explore the many STEMM careers we have to offer! Learn how to carefully observe animals and chart your findings like the Zoo’s animal welfare staff. Discover how to test water quality and why it’s vital for the animals that reside here. Get a behind-the-scenes peak at what it takes to design an animal habitat. Meet with a veterinarian and tour the animal hospital. And more!

Course Code:       23510                                                      Saturdays:  9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Dates:  March 15th – April 12th

 

Intro to Robotics

Triumph Church (Location: 2760 East Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI 48211)

Robotics I is a course that allows students the opportunity to build a robot vehicle using lego blocks.  Students are then given the exposure of artificial intelligence as they learn how to program their robots to do simple task on an object field. 

Course Code: 23010                                                      Saturdays:  9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Dates:  March 15th – April 12th

 

Computer Programming

University of Michigan Dearborn

The objective of the course is to develop students’ logical thinking process that will help them to plan, design and develop solutions to simple engineering and math problems using programming. The students will be exposed to develop short computer programs to problems using basic computer language QB. The students will be taught the basics of programming, variables, logical statement, input/output, etc. At the end of the course students should be able to write short programs, store them and retrieve from other locations.

Course Code: 21505                                                      Saturdays:  9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Dates: March 15th – April 12th

 

Video Game Design

The Creation Station (Location: Oakland University, Rochester, MI)

In this program students learn how to plan, program and realize the creation of video games that can be played on PCs. Students will also learn about various career opportunities available in the games industry and the types of colleges or universities that have programs that will allow them to enter into the field of games creation with ease.

Course Code:    27120                                                   Saturdays:        9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Dates: March 15th – April 12th

 

7 – 9th GRADE

Exam Experts ACT Exam Conquerors Program Level 1

Motivating Factors (Exam Experts) (Location: UAW GM, 200 Walker St., Detroit, MI 48207)

Level 1 is an informative course will provide systemic, comprehensive training for the new ACT exam, utilizing ExamExperts’ highly motivational Accelerated Retention Learning (ARL) training method.  Students will complete 500 practice questions, and receive preparation in the following areas: substantive (content), procedural (technique), psychological (mental preparation), and physiological (nutrition).  Subjects covered include English, mathematics, reading comprehension, writing and science reasoning. Major focus is placed upon building student confidence while eliminating test anxiety.  Techniques for internet scholarship research are also taught.

Course Code: 22525                                                      Saturdays:  9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Dates: March 15th – April 12th

 

SMILE! “You’re on Candid Camera”

Triumph  Church (Location: 2760 East Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI 48211)

Developing and using an electronic portfolio. Students create an electronic portfolio, selecting from a variety of strategies for development, organization, storage and presentation.  This includes adding digital audio and video clips to the portfolio. Third credit covers reading assignments, issues, and research on electronic portfolio development for a variety of ages and situations, including useful criteria for evaluating portfolios based on national or local standards.

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Course Code: 20595                                                      Saturdays:  9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Dates:  March 15th – April 12th

 

 

7 – 10th GRADE

 

Algebra I for Engineers and Scientists

Oakland University 

This rigorous course is for the high achieving student seeking to master basic concepts in Algebra. Employing a “flipped classroom” teaching approach, the instructor will review the lecture material and discuss its practical relevance for the first 30 minutes, then proceed to engage the students while they solve many sets of practice problems for the remaining time in the class. Students must have a B or better in Mathematics to apply.

Course Code:    22045                                                   Saturdays:  9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Dates:  March 15th – April 12th

 

 

8th GRADE

Intro to 3-D Rendering

Triumph  Church (Location: 2760 East Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI 48211)

3D Rendering is course that exposes students to the basic tools of how to create and animate 3 dimensional objects on a free advanced design tool called Blender.  Students are given tutorials and task each week that help them capture the more fundamental tools to using blender so that they can continuing exploring the more advance features of the program outside of the classroom.

Course Code: 23015                                                      Saturdays:  9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Dates:  March 15th – April 12th

 

 

Algebra

Wayne State University

The goal of the course is to develop the mathematical knowledge and skills, as well as the critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills fundamental to the study of mathematics in general and algebra in particular. The course begins with a study of the algebraic properties of numbers, variables, equalities, and inequalities.

To be eligible for a certificate students must complete all classroom and homework assignments, and must take the pre and post-test.

Course Code: 21015                                                      Saturdays:  9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Dates: March 15th – April 12th

 

 

8 – 9th GRADE

Urban Design Workshop 2014 Session 1

IMHOTEP (Location: Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, MI)

This course will provide opportunities for high school students of color to explore careers in architecture and planning and trains these students in basic architectural principals and computer-aided design (CAD) software.

Students participate in an enhanced curriculum teaching them basic architectural principals and computer-aided drafting software. The training will give them basic drafting and presentations skills. Google Sketch Up, available for free on the internet, will be the primary software taught.

Course Code: 27115                                                      Saturdays:  9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Date: March 15th – April 12th

 

Urban Design Workshop 2014 Session 2

IMHOTEP (Location: Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, MI)

This course will provide opportunities for high school students of color to explore careers in architecture and planning and trains these students in basic architectural principals and computer-aided design (CAD) software.

Students participate in an enhanced curriculum teaching them basic architectural principals and computer-aided drafting software. The training will give them basic drafting and presentations skills. Google Sketch Up, available for free on the internet, will be the primary software taught. Students must have taken the Urban Design Workshop 2013 in order to enroll in this course.

Course Code: 27120                                                      Saturdays:  9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Date: March 15th – April 12th

 

Advanced 3-D Rendering

Triumph  Church (Location: 2760 East Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI 48211)

Animated design with advanced 3-D creations using 3-D Blender. Students will engage in learning more technique’s that will teach them the options of designing objects such as cars, movies and characters etc.

Course Code: 23025                                                      Saturdays:  9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Dates:  March 15th – April 12th

 

The Chemical World

University of Detroit Mercy

This course is taught by Chemistry professors with significant support from the students of the Chemistry Club.   Topics covered are: Electro-chemistry (using fruit to make batteries), density (mini submarine experiment), acids/bases (using cabbage as an indicator to test household products), polymers (classifying plastics, super absorbent polymers used in diapers), dye chemistry (Tie Dye T-shirts) and chromatography.

Course Code: 20535                                                      Saturdays:  9:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Date: March 15th – April 12th

 

The IT Code

University of Detroit Mercy

This course provides insights into the world of program development and coding. Learn how to build software yourself create scripts and interacting with new technologies, by creating them. The students will be expose to various computer science programs for the “IT” code.

Course Code: 20575                                                      Saturdays:  9:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Date: March 15th – April 12th

 

 

TRANSIT:  Smart Moves

University of Detroit Mercy

Students will learn about the world of transportation engineering.  Students will engage in hands on activities in today’s top transportation design recreated through Lego robotics. Students will also have labs, and discussions taught by MDOT professionals and guest keynotes to transform transportation for a greener tomorrow.

Course Code: 20575                                                      Saturdays:  9:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Date: March 15th – April 12th

 

Build it Bigger, Better, Stronger!

University of Michigan – Ann Arbor

Sponsored by the Department of Civil Engineering and the American Society of Civil Engineers, “Build it Bigger, Better, Stronger!” provides a hands-on learning experience for students interested in a future career in the field of Civil and Environmental Engineering.  Students will challenge their peers in bridge building, engage in a surveying scavenger hunt, explore a sustainable facility, and build upon their math and science skills through a variety of interactive lessons.

Course Code: 28030                                                      Saturdays: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Dates: March 15th – April 12th

 

Glow Blue

University of Michigan – Ann Arbor

Sponsored by the top-ranked Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences, “Glow Blue” provides an introduction to basic physics, energy sources, and contemporary topics in nuclear engineering. Through hands-on activities and group discussions, students will learn the inner workings of a nuclear reactor, why there is a debate over nuclear energy, and how scientists use virtual reality to better understand radiation physics.

Course Code: 28010                                                      Saturdays: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Dates: March 15th – April 12th

 

 

Pirates of Michigan

University of Michigan – Ann Arbor

Sponsored by the Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, “Pirates of Michigan” introduces students to the unique challenges facing engineers in an aqueous environment.  Students will explore topics including hydrodynamics, marine engineering, ship design, underwater remote operated vehicles, and virtual reality.

Course Code: 28015                                                      Saturdays: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Dates: March 15th – April 12th

 

Theme Park Operations and Logistics

University of Michigan – Ann Arbor

Sponsored by the Department of Industrial and Operations Engineering, “Michigan Theme Park” introduces students to the challenges of planning, organizing, and managing a complex and interconnected engineering system. Discussions and hands-on activities will broadly cover the fields of manufacturing, optimization, ergonomics, and investment. Students will design and map out a brand new theme park, build rides, and handle the logistics of daily operations.

Course Code: 28040                                                      Saturdays: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Dates: March 15th – April 12th

 

 

Wonders of Flight

University of Michigan – Ann Arbor

Sponsored by the Department of Aerospace Engineering and the Michigan Space Grant Consortium, “The Wonders of Flight” provides an overview of the physics of flight, including aerodynamics, jet propulsion, rocket fabrication, wind tunnel testing, and space exploration. The lessons and hands-on activities will challenge students to explore math, physics, astronomy, and aerospace engineering and include launching rockets and building balsa wood gliders.

Course Code: 28025                                                      Saturdays: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Dates: March 15th – April 12th

 

 

9th – 10th GRADE

Computer Aided Design Using CATIA

University of Detroit Mercy

DAPCEP students will learn to create 3D CAD solid models using CATIA V5.  Students will learn to create 2D sketches and then how to generate 3D models from the sketches.   This course covers fundamentals of CAD design and provides a good foundation for the engineering academic curriculum.  CATIA is one the two major CAD systems used by GM, Ford and Chrysler.

Course Code: 20530                                                      Saturdays:  9:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Date:  March 15th – April 12th

 

Discovery of Life

University of Detroit Mercy

This biology course will cover the following topics in a lab setting: anatomy, physiology, predation, and ecology.  There will be extensive dissections.

Course Code: 20515                                                      Saturdays:  9:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Date: March 15th – April 12th

 

Laboratory Science

University of Michigan Dearborn

This class is designed to expose students to elementary science through experiments in physics, chemistry, biology and environmental science. Students will conduct experiments in groups, present their findings and discuss their results. The experiments are designed to help students learn the underlying science concepts and how to apply them. The class will be conducted in a laboratory setting.

Course Code: 21515                                                      Saturdays:  9:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Dates: March 15th – April 12th

 

Exploring Renewable Energy

Wayne State University

This course will introduce students to a basic study of renewable energy. The course will specifically focus on sunshine and wind as major non-polluting sources of renewable energy. Students will familiarize themselves with topics in energy efficiency and conservation with a focus on converting the energy from wind, solar and hydrogen to usable energy. To be eligible for a certificate, students must complete all classroom and homework assignments, and take the pre and post-test.

 

Course Code: 21050                                                      Saturdays:  9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Date: March 15th – April 12th

Study Smarter Not Harder

Wayne State University

This course will teach students how to become more proficient at studying.  Students will build a strong foundation of learning skills which they can use to develop study skills, expand their knowledge base, build confidence in their learning ability and improve their grades. To be eligible for a certificate, students must complete all classroom and homework assignments, and take the pre and post-test.

Course Code: 21020                                                      Saturdays:  9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Dates: March 15th – April 12th

 

Think 3-D Geometry

Wayne State University

The purpose of this class is to familiarize students with geometry concepts and principles, and to assist them in developing three-dimensional thinking skills via solid geometry. Class will consist of lecture, group & individual work, question and answer time, homework, and quizzes. To be eligible for a certificate, students must complete all classroom and homework assignments, and take the pre and post-test.

Course Code: 21030                                                      Saturdays:  9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Dates: March 15th – April 12th

 

 

 

9th – 11th GRADE

 

ACT Prep

University of Detroit Mercy

In this preparation course, students will learn to master concepts of the ACT Exam required to enter colleges and universities.  Students will explore concepts in Math, Science, Reading and Computers to ensure a better understanding of each subject when preparing to take the exam.

Course Code:    20565                                                   Saturdays:  9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Dates: March 15th – April 12th

 

 

 

9th – 12th GRADE

From Sand to Silly Putty

Dow Corning Corporation (Location to be determined)

The class engages the students by showing them what professionals with STEM degrees do on a daily basis with an emphasis on making the classes fun with hands on demonstrations.

Course Code: 24505                                                      Saturdays:  9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Date:  March 15th – April 12th

 

Algebra II for Engineers and Scientists

Oakland University 

This rigorous course is for the high achieving student who has mastered concepts in Algebra. Topics of coverage include Parabolas, Ellipses, and Sequences.  Employing a “flipped classroom” teaching approach, the instructor will review the lecture material and discuss its practical relevance for the first 30 minutes, then proceed to engage the students while they solve many sets of practice problems for the remaining time in the class. Students must have a B or better in Mathematics to apply.

Course Code:    22050                                                   Saturdays:  9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Dates: March 15th – April 12th

 

Calculus I for Engineers and Scientists

Oakland University

This rigorous course is for the high achieving student who has demonstrated success in Trigonometry and Algebra II. Topics of coverage include Limits and Continuity, Derivatives and Optimization, and Fundamental Theorems of Calculus.  Employing a “flipped classroom” teaching approach, the instructor will review the lecture material and discuss its practical relevance then proceed to engage the students while they solve many sets of practice problems for the remaining time in the class. Students must have a B or better in Mathematics to apply.

Course Code:    22035                                                   Saturdays:  9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Date:  March 15th – April 12th

 

 

Linear Algebra for Engineers and Scientists

Oakland University

This introductory-level course is for the high achieving student who has demonstrated success in Algebra I. Topics of coverage includes Matrix Representations, Arithmetic and Inverses. Employing a “flipped classroom” teaching approach, the instructor will review the lecture material and discuss its practical relevance for the first 30 minutes, then proceed to engage the students while they solve many sets of practice problems for the remaining time in the class. Students must have a B or better in Mathematics to apply.

Course Code:    22065                                       Saturdays:  9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Dates:  March 15th – April 12th

 

Plane Geometry for Engineers and Scientists

Oakland University

This introductory-level course is for the high achieving student who has demonstrated success in basic arithmetic.  Topics of coverage include Points, Angles, Quadrilaterals and Congruence. Employing a “flipped classroom” teaching approach, the instructor will review the lecture material and discuss its practical relevance for the first 30 minutes, then proceed to engage the students while they solve many sets of practice problems for the remaining time in the class. Students must have a B or better in Mathematics to apply.

Course Code:    22055                                                   Saturdays:  9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Date:  March 15th – April 12th

 

Statistics for Engineers and Scientists

Oakland University

This introductory-level course is for the high achieving student who has demonstrated success in basic arithmetic.  Topics of coverage include Probability, Correlation and Linear Regression. Employing a “flipped classroom” teaching approach, the instructor will review the lecture material and discuss its practical relevance for the first 30 minutes, then proceed to engage the students while they solve many sets of practice problems for the remaining time in the class. Students must have a B or better in Mathematics to apply.

Course Code:    22060                                                   Saturdays:  9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Date:  March 15th – April 12th

 

Trigonometry for Engineers and Scientists

Oakland University

This rigorous course is for the high achieving student who has demonstrated success in Algebra II.  Topics of coverage include Trigonometric Identities, Formulas and Functions. Employing a “flipped classroom” teaching approach, the instructor will review the lecture material and discuss its practical relevance for the first 30 minutes, then proceed to engage the students while they solve many sets of practice problems for the remaining time in the class. Students must have a B or better in Mathematics to apply.

Course Code:    22040                                                   Saturdays:  9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Date:  March 15th – April 12th

 

 

10th – 11th GRADE

ACT/SAT Math Preparation

University of Michigan Dearborn

Students will learn fundamental mathematics needed to successfully execute math portion of ACT and SAT tests. Students will learn, analyze and practice basic mathematics and problems related to tests. This class is suited for students who are preparing to take ACT or SAT tests over the next six to 18 months.

 

Course Code: 21520                                                      Saturdays:  9:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Date:  March 15th – April 12th

 

 

11th – 12th GRADE

Intro to Engineering

Wayne State University

This course introduces students to the profession, practice, and history of engineering, and its various disciplines. The importance of teams to the practice of engineering is demonstrated. Also core principles of engineering practice: design, teamwork, professional ethics. Fundamentals of materials science; emphasis on how material properties and behavior affect engineering applications. To be eligible for a certificate students must complete all classroom and homework assignments, and must take the pre and post-test.

 

Course Code:    21042                                                   Saturdays:  9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Date:  March 15th – April 12th

 

Pre-Calculus

Wayne State University

The goal of the course is to develop the mathematical knowledge and skills, as well as the critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills fundamental to the study of mathematics in general and calculus in particular. The course begins with a study of the algebraic properties of numbers, variables, equalities, and inequalities. The concept of a function is introduced, and algebraic, geometric, and numerical techniques are used to study the properties of functions. Specific functions, such as the polynomial and exponential, are studied in more detail. After a brief introduction to the concepts of trigonometry, trigonometric functions are examined.

To be eligible for a certificate students must complete all classroom and homework assignments, and must take the pre and post-test.

 

Course Code:    21025                                                   Saturdays:  9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Date:  March 15th – April 12th

 

12th GRADE

 GAME ON:  Maximizing Your College

Sensible Business: Technical and Leadership Institute (Location: TBD)

This course is to provide a comprehensive training regimen to help students maximize their entire college experience and learn the secrets to earning a 6 figure income or higher.  Students will be introduced to influential and successful entrepreneurs and executives from organizations such as Ford Motor Company, Detroit Medical Center, General Motors Corporation, B.L.A.C. Magazine, etc.  Students will take part in hands on activities that challenge their current paradigms and will be able to accurately define goals for successful matriculation and completion of their collegiate careers.   This course will ignite, excite and inspire students to excel far above their current state into the life they really want.

 

Course Code: 20590                                                      Saturdays:  9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Date:  March 15th – April 12th