Semiconductors: Driving Innovation in Motorcycles and Beyond

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May 16, 2024

By Jolene Del Re, Director of Curriculum

Did you know that almost every industry uses semiconductors?  They are hiding where you would least expect it.   

Check out this video highlighting Rekluse, a Boise-based company that designs and manufactures performance clutch products.  Their mission is to improve riding experiences for power sports enthusiasts worldwide and they can’t do it without semiconductor technology.

Whether you’re a tech enthusiast or someone simply interested in what makes our modern devices tick, the world of semiconductors has something for everyone. Anyone with a bit of curiosity and a desire to learn can thrive in this field. Learn more by taking our gamified course “Chip, Chip, Hooray! Semiconductors 1”.

Course Highlights

You’ll explore the foundations of semiconductor science and technology.  Here’s what you can expect:

  • Silicon Oasis: Exploring the Wonders of Semiconductors in Idaho and Beyond –  Learn about the local and global impact of semiconductors.
  • Chip Chase: Curious about Semiconductors – Discover what semiconductors are and why they matter.
  • Circuit Crafters: Lighting the Path of Innovation – Get hands-on experience in building basic circuits.
  • Chip Forge: Semiconductor Manufacturing – Explore how semiconductors are made and the innovations driving the industry.
  • Beyond Silicon: Exploring the Future of Semiconductor Science – Dive into the future possibilities and advancements in the field.
  • Unlocking the Future: Exploring the Careers of the Semiconductor Industry – Investigate the various career paths and opportunities in the semiconductor industry.  Spoiler Alert – You don’t need to become an engineer.
  • Setting Sail: Charting Your Course to a Successful Semiconductor Career – Plan your pathway to success in this exciting field.

How to Sign Up

The best part?  It’s Free!  Registration opened on April 22, 2024.  Classes begin on August 26 and September 9, 2024.  See your school counselor or site coordinator to register.

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