Ike Ea Program in Hilo

Tech Together - (Mon) May 10, 2010

The ‘Ike Ea Program continued its goal of teaching Engineering and Electronics at two schools in Hilo. Classes started on April 19-30th at Haili Christian School and Ke Kula Nawahiokalani’op’u. Daily hands-on activities such as, popsicle stick bridge building with a 50 lbs. load test, egg drop, circuits and model house wiring, helped reinforce the concepts learned during the lecture part of the course. A total of two classes with 37 students participated in the program. Students were recognized with their efforts with a certificate and goody bags during a scheduled and well attended family nights that showcased their projects.  The team will be closing the school year at Kahaluu and Waiahole Elementary.