MIT Energy Initiative

Freshman Pre-Orientation

An introduction for incoming freshman to the wide range of energy-related activities at MIT

The DELTA (Discover Energy: Learn, Think, Apply) Freshman Pre-Orientation Program acquaints entering freshmen with the wide range of energy-related activities at MIT, introduces them to important topics within the energy arena, and helps them to get to know each other and current MIT students active in energy.

Read about DELTA FPOP 2016: Energy orientation introduces freshmen to low-carbon technologies on campus and in the region


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DELTA FPOP 2016 Schedule

For example activities, see the schedule below from DELTA FPOP 2016.

Wednesday, August 24
Time Event Location
8:30 am – 9:15 am Check-in and Breakfast Bush Room, 10-105
9:15 am – 11:15 am Photo Scavenger Hunt Campus
11:15 am – 12:00 pm Lunch Bush Room, 10-105
12:00 pm – 5:00 pm DC Motor Activity EDS 38-500
6:00 pm Dinner Asgard
7:00 pm – TBD Explore with Counselors
Thursday, August 25
Time Event Location
8:30 am – 9:00 am Breakfast Koch CafĂ©
9:30 am – 10:15 am WTTC tour WTTC
11:15 am – 11:45 am Hull 1 Wind Turbine tour Hull 1 Wind Turbine Facility
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch Bridgemans in Hull
1:30 pm – 5:00 pm Beach time Nantasket Beach
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Dinner Bridgemans in Hull
6:15 pm – 7:15 pm Shuttle back to MIT Shuttle
7:15 pm – TBD Explore with Counselors
Friday, August 26
Time Event Location
8:30 am – 9:30 am Breakfast Champions
10:00 am – 12:00 pm Museum of Science Tour Museum of Science Boston
12:15 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch w/ Energy Students E19-319
2:00 pm – 4:15 pm MIT Nuclear Reactor Lab tour NW-12
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Nuclear Talk E19-319
6:00 pm Dinner Bertucci’s
Saturday, August 27
Time Event Location
8:30 am – 9:30 am Breakfast Clover
9:30 am – 11:30 am Alumni Speakers 32-124
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch Za
1:30 pm – 4:30 pm World Energy Game 32-124
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Games – Wrap-up activity 32-124
5:30 pm Dinner Similan’s
Sunday, August 28
Time Event Location
9:00 am – 9:30 am Breakfast Au Bon Pain-Kendall Sq.
10:00 am – 11:10 am Charles River Boat Co. Tour Cambridgeside Galleria
11:30 am – 1:00 pm Lunch Cheesecake Factory
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Concluding Discussion/Evaluation

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