Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems engineers are teaming with Los Angeles Kings players Willie Mitchell and Justin Williams to help Da Vinci High School students understand the geometry and statistics behind why some hockey shots are considered more high percentage than others at this event.
The activity is designed to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics to high school students at this project-based, college preparatory charter school with real-world active learning—inspiring the next generation to help ensure America’s competitiveness—as well as celebrate Raytheon’s recent $20,000 donation to the school’s computer engineering lab.
The event will feature:
• 11:30 a.m. to noon: The dedication of the computer engineering lab
• Noon to 12:30 p.m.: Lunch
• 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.: Science of hockey experience with Kings players
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