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Kelly Burton
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2209 Mechanical Engineering
1513 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706

Phone: 608/263-4583


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411 Engineering Research Building
1500 Engineering Drive
Madison, WI 53706

Phone: 608/263-0808

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Community outreach


Final Expo Schedule


Next committee meeting: To be announced.

Purpose: Give back to the Madison community by serving as mentors through a 6-week workshop at targeted schools.


Location/Travel: Jefferson Middle School 101 South Gammon Road, Madison, WI 53717
Primary Contact: Layne Hammond-Champion (, 608-663-6427)
Secondary Contact: Liz Funk (,608-663-6427)


Dates/Frequency: The outreach will occur from the week of March 21 to the week of May 2 (no April 18). The event will occur once per week.
2:45 to 4pm on Wednesday

What is Engineering?
Week 1 (March 23): Build Your Own Speakers (Electromagnetism)
Week 2 (March 30): Teach me How to Bucky! (Materials)
Week 3 (April 6): Non-Newtonian Fluids
Week 4 (April 13): SCRATCH Programming
Week 5 (April 27): Kelp Beads (Polymers)
Week 6 (May 4): Water Rockets


Funding: Provided by GERS


Primary: Bonnie's SUV
Secondary: Doug's Van
Bus: Primary Options are #14 and #6 to #67
All Schedules Route 6 becomes Route 67 Route 14 All Routes
Taxi: Morgridge Center
Fleet vechicle: To be announced


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MMSD Disclosure statement.doc 43 KB
GERS Outreach Proposed Workshops.pdf 6.19 MB