AAUW Tech Trek Meeting at Whittier College

Whittier College

By Wendy Wert
Sewer Leaks Editor

During the week of August 5th the American Association of University Women (AAUW) hosted over 500 students in the 11th Annual Tec Trek. The theme throughout the camps is to introduce students to academic life. Hands-on activities in core curricula, rotating labs and field trips help to make math and science fun as well as educational. A panel of industry professionals also gave a presentation at Whittier College. Field trip activities included: Challenger Learning Centers Mission to Mars simulation (Fresno and Mills); Marine Biology boat trip (UC-San Diego and Stanford); visits to the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (Whittier), San Jose Creek WRP (Whittier), and Lawrence Hall of Science (Mills).

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