Rad Science Skateboard Build today and Friday in Louisville
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Aug. 20, 2015) — As part of Louisville’s inaugural TechFest technology conference, the University of Louisville’s J.B. Speed School of Engineering is hosting the first Rad Science Skateboard Build from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. today and Friday at the Engineering Education Garage, 1960 Arthur St.
The class will teach students from several local high schools how to build their own skateboards using science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills. Construction will begin at 5 today.
“This is a great opportunity to bring in high schoolers and show them the campus, as well as interact with other students interested in engineering,” said Heidi Neal, director of student success at the Speed School. UofL supports “efforts to open these doors for additional STEM curriculum in our community.”
TechFest, which includes a trade show and a variety of speakers, is designed for technology professionals, corporate leaders and entrepreneurs interested in understanding trends for business applications.