We had a blast at the annual Career Day for Girls at Northwestern University on February 24. We ran three different thirty-minute demonstrations to groups of students, each with with around 10 girls ranging from middle school to high school. Here is what the girls signed up for:
Explore the world beneath your feet in the Soil-Structure and Soil-Machine Interaction Laboratory. You will meet our six-axis robot, Ernie, and discover how he is giving us insights into how machines move and shape earth. We will have a live demonstration, and you may even get the chance to take him for a test drive!
And here are some photos from the day: