For Grades 8 – 11 | Lunch Provided
Experience hands-on, innovative technologies to explore virtual reality, augmented reality and laser scanning using engineering design principles in this challenge. Students will design a ship hull in virtual reality, create their hull from a laser cutter, and test their design in a towing tank with augmented reality! Explore engineering principles of stability, buoyancy, and function in this exciting workshop employing real-world applications of STEM design modules in advanced manufacturing!
Did You Know?
-Technologies used in digital shipbuilding such as augmented reality, 3D modeling, and 3D printing have applicability in a wide variety of other industries.
-Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) has a supply chain of 14 companies from Southern Virginia.
See For Yourself!
-See how 3D modeling and laser scans create new ways to manufacture equipment.
-View how augmented reality can perform underwater maintenance.
-Explore how 3D printed parts are used in sectors throughout Southern Virginia.
Free to attend and open to the public.