2011 – Red Clay School District, Delaware

General Information

Date: December 2011
Location: Red Clay Consolidated School District
Students: ~120 coed students at Conrad Schools of Science and John Dickinson High School
Faculty: Jenni Buckley, PhD, University of Delaware, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Dr. Buckley visited multiple classes at Conrad Schools of Science and John Dickinson High School to introduce students to exciting careers in engineering and medicine. Students heard from Dr. Buckley about her career path and research in Orthopaedic Biomechanics, and then they got to experience orthopaedics for themselves by assembling an external fixator on a model of the lower leg.