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Project Idea: Fun with Rocket Science

Ever wonder how a rocket works? It’s quite simple; a rocket is simply a chamber filled with pressurized gas. There is a small opening called a nozzle that allows the air to escape, causing thrust that propels the rocket. You can see how this happens when you blow up a balloon and let it go without tying it off. [Read On]

One Woman’s Journey Into Transportation

Transportation engineering gripped Margaret-Avis Akofio-Sowah’s interest as a small child in Ghana. Like many cities in developing countries, her hometown Accra in Ghana is characterized by heavy traffic congestion, poor road and infrastructure conditions, and disorderly driver behavior. She remembers questioning the state of transportation in Ghana, even wondering why the roads lacked something as [Read On]

Philadelphia Girls Design a Bridge for Pedestrians

The girls of WTS Philadelphia’s Transportation YOU program participated in an event that centered around the Schuylkill River Trail with Schuylkill River Development Corporation (SRDC) . The workshop and tour kicked-off at Jacobs Engineering offices with an overview of the Schuylkill River Trail presented by SRDC staff Danielle Gray and Lane Fike. The students developed [Read On]