Canajoharie Middle School technology students recently had the opportunity to work with a Clarkson University engineering student on a class project.
Sixth graders in Dr. Greg Pitonza’s technology classes are currently working on an engineering design project based on Newton’s Third Law and impact forces.
Just before Thanksgiving – as they were in the research phase of their project – students received a visit from Bailey Pitonza, a 2013 Canajoharie graduate who is currently a senior civil engineering student at Clarkson.
Students spent their class periods engaged in a Q&A with the college senior asking for advice on their design plans.
The project will culminate with students producing model vehicles and testing them for impact resistance.