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University of Texas of the Permian Basin TexPREP

University of Texas of the Permian Basin TexPREP

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University of Texas of the Permian Basin TexPREP

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  1. University of Texas of the Permian Basin TexPREP

  2. What is TexPREP? TexPREP is an academic enrichment program based on S.T.E.M. careers. The program provides an insight to higher level education in regards to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. The program gives an opportunity for minority groups as well as women to pursue careers in engineering and science fields.

  3. Engineering Problem Solving Computer Science Logic

  4. Who is TexPREP for? TexPREP is for any student interested in S.T.E.M. careers. TexPREP is for students from 6th grade through 10th grade. TexPREP is available for any students in the West Texas area, public or private school.

  5. What Does TexPREP OFFER? A T.E.A. high school credit upon completion of the program Scholarship opportunities An insight into the S.T.E.M. careers through speakers in those fields A look into University facilities as well as life experience at a University

  6. Career Speakers Hands on learning Friendships Teamwork

  7. Projects Year 1 • Building bridges • Building Catapults • Making audio speakers • Engineering of paper airplanes • Building stronger links • Computer programming • Year 2 • Robotics • Advanced Computer Programming • And many more opportunities

  8. Trying to build the strongest bridge out of only toothpicks and glue

  9. Catapult Building

  10. Engineering Paper Airplanes

  11. Making Speakers

  12. Field Trips 2009 • Waste Water Reclamation Plant • Commemorative Air Force Museum • Science Spectrum Museum in Lubbock, Texas • NASA-Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas for a look into aeronautical engineering • Museum of Natural Science in Houston, Texas • Uranium Enrichment Facility in Eunice, New Mexico

  13. HOUSTON, TX

  14. NASA

  15. Houston Museum of Natural Science

  16. Commemorative Air Force Museum

  17. Science Spectrum Museum

  18. Waste Water Reclamation Plant

  19. TexPREP 1Pre Program Logic Testing vs. Post Program Logic Testing Statistics for the 3 groups