TAME is thrilled to partner with MIT Lincoln Laboratory for a special virtual camp, LLRISE: Spring Break at TAME, March 14-19, 2021!
- Offered exclusively to TAME students & educators
- Virtual event, participate from anywhere in Texas
- Free to all participants
- Experiment with a range radar mailed to you
- A great challenge for students who love math
- Learn real-time from MIT scientists & engineers
- Limited availability, open to grades 11 & 12
- Applications close January 25th
Not a part of TAME yet? TAME Club & student registration is open until mid-spring to allow more clubs to receive toolkits, support seniors applying for scholarships, join the TAME Ecosystem conversation, and take part in spring programs like this one!
Please contact TAME if you have any issues or questions regarding the applications.
The deadline to submit is Monday, January 25, 2021.
CAMP REQUIREMENTS & EXPECTATIONS
A special one-week virtual version of the Lincoln Laboratory Radar Introduction for Student Engineers (LLRISE) radar workshop, this camp will be a fun and rigorous experience for TAME Club members in grades 11-12 (and educators!) who love math and science.
Participants must be fully available with internet & computer access during these hours. Breaks will be scheduled.
Sunday, March 14 – 2:00 – 5:00 pm
Monday, March 15 through Friday March 19 – 10:00-5:00 pm
What you will receive
MIT Lincoln Lab will ship a radar to you before the program. This is re-usable and will be yours to keep.
What the program will be like
Participants will learn to perform experiments with doppler radar, have real world supplemental seminars in between lectures, and have office hours live with instructors. Great practice for a college experience! Educators who want to participate can re-use their radar kit and skills to perform experiments with their TAME Clubs and in their classrooms.
A good WiFi signal. A laptop is preferable so you can take your radar outside. Windows is preferred due to the software needed. Macs will be possible but more difficult to use. It cannot be a Chromebook.
MIT LL is looking for students who have a passion for science, engineering, math. There are no class requirements! Pre-calculus and some physics would be helpful, but a student who has not taken those courses yet is still encouraged to apply if they have a passion for STEM and a willingness to learn and ask questions.
Final presentations – family, friends, & TAME Clubs welcome!
On Friday March 19th, participants will make their final presentations about their experiments. As this is a virtual event hosted on Zoom, participants can invite parents, extended family, and TAME Club Sponsors and fellow students to watch the presentation and cheer on their participant.
Students who participate in the LLRISE Spring Break at TAME event will be strongly encouraged to apply for the full two-week Lincoln Laboratory Radar Introduction for Student Engineers (LLRISE) radar workshop, as well as the LLCipher one-week summer cryptography program. In normal years, students would attend these programs on the MIT campus, but for 2021 they will be offered virtually.
More about MIT Lincoln Laboratory
MIT Lincoln Laboratory researches and develops advanced technologies to meet critical national security needs. Since their founding in 1951, Lincoln Laboratory has developed technology that has transformed the activities and missions of the defense, scientific, and industry communities. From pioneering computer analytics to using lasers to transmit data, the technologies highlighted in their timeline have expanded the world’s technical capabilities.