Great Ideas for Engineers Week
Put engineering in the spotlight and celebrate Engineers Week (Feb 22-28) with great hands-on projects and activities like these for K-12 students:
- Balloon-Powered Car Challenge (submit your entry for a chance to win!)
- Keeping You in Suspens(ion)
- Build a Bathtub Toy Raft Powered by Surface Tension
- Get Crafty—Create Your Own Durable Paper Doll
- Build a Brushbot
- How Does a Hovercraft Hover?
- How Low Can It Go? Design a Kite that Flies Best in Low Winds
- Build a Self-Driving Robot that Can Automatically Follow a Line
- Explore Optical Illusions: Build an Infinity Mirror
- Building Structures: It's a Slippery Slope
- How Much Weight Can Aluminum Foil Boats Float?
- Flippy, the Dancing Robot
- Bottled-up Buoyancy
- Make Your Play Dough Light Up, Buzz, & Move!
- Dome Sweet Dome
- Crash! Can Cell Phones Survive a Drop Test?
Take the Fluor Engineering Challenge!
All of the projects and activities highlighted above can be fun and educational choices for hands-on engineering this #eweek. But students who build and test a balloon-powered car as part of the 2015 Fluor Engineering Challenge (#fluorchallenge) will be entered in a random drawing to win money for their school! See Blaze Your Own Trail with a Balloon-powered Vehicle for more information.