structures, landmarks, design challenge

Interesting Engineering Facts & Trivia – Amazing Structures, Famous Landmarks
interesting engineering facts and get some cool trivia related to amazing structures, famous landmarks and other impressive engineering a…
Bridge Facts – Suspension Bridges, Arch Bridges, Fun Trivia for Kids
list of interesting bridge facts. Learn about famous bridges such as the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Brooklyn Bridge and Golden Gate Bridge.
Godden Structural Engineering Slide Library
beam structures – Historic, modern structures: bridges, buildings; supports, hinges; determinate and indeterminate; cantilever, simply su…
Engineering Slide Facts
Ready, Set, Design!Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum | Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Ready, Set, Design is one of our favorite group activities, for adults and kids alike, at Cooper-Hewitt. It’s a highly adaptable design…
Animate-Build-Code with LEGO and SCRATCH – LEGO Engineering
combining LEGO and Scratch. But, again, there was not much there. The Animation allows for basic design and Photoshop, that makes it int…
LEGO Education WeDo 2.0 – Make science come to life – YouTube
Your second- through fourth-graders can gain a deeper insight into science when you use WeDo 2.0 to create engaging, high impact lessons….
Leave it to Levers
in this activity students learn all about levers and how they can use them to lift a heavy object.
Creative Cardboard Engineering
Metal beams are used by engineers to create many structures. The strength of a beam is not totally dependent on the type of metal used. I…
Sound and Music
concept of engineering as it related to familiar objects, such as musical instruments. Your students will also learn that sounds are crea…
Let’s Build A Rollercoaster
it took engineers to design such thrill-producing rides and keep them safe? Different types of engineers work together to build roller co…
A Metal to Remember
In the 1960’s an alloy of titanium and nickel was discovered that appeared to have a memory. When the metal was twisted up and heated…
Polymers – Slime
Is it a liquid? Is it solid? Explore polymers with this fun slime experiment. This activity offers step-by-step instructions to create yo…
DiscoverE Engineering
Engineers design and build runways, roads, and roller coasters in different ways depending on friction. This activity will demonstrate ho…
DiscoverE Engineering – videos
Looking for a video that showcases engineering? A hands-on activity for your outreach event? A field trip idea? Use the filter below to g…
Seismic Shake Up
design a structure that’s stable and sturdy enough to survive an earthquake’s vibrations? Then test your structure on a shake table,…
Helping Hand
Design and build a device with a long handle that can grab an object that’s hard to reach. This is an “assistive device”—it helps…
Emergency Shelter
People seeking shelter could include hikers, campers, homeless people, or people caught in a flood, hurricane, or other disaster. Decide…
Greatest Engineering Achievements of the Twentieth Century
“How many of the 20th century’s greatest engineering chievements will you use today? A car? Computer? Telephone? Explore our lis…
Ellen Ochoa: Inventor, Astronaut, Pioneer
Ellen Ochoa was the first Hispanic woman in space, and is the current director of NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. And…