ENGINEERS DAY FAMILY DAY 2017

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“Engineers Week” Family Day

School is out and it’s a great day for
fun, hands-on, mind-expanding Engineering and STEM activities!

Monday, February 20 » 10:00AM-2:00PM
Free with Museum admission » Free for Museum members


Get a sneak peak of the upcoming Solar Eclipse in our portable planetarium SPOC

Guide a robot around the “red” planet to explore its topography and landing sites of past and current rover missions on the Giant Destination Mars Map
Map provided by Buzz Aldrin’s ShareSpace Foundation

STEM Scouts use teamwork, problem solving, and independent thinking to solve an engaging engineering challenge

PlayWellRobotics-EV3Build and battle LEGO robots with PlayWell TEKnologies

See what is happening on the surface of the Sun through a solar telescope

NISE_IceOrbs-1Become a Planetary Scientist and investigate frozen orbs to learn about objects hidden inside

NISE_PocketSolarSystemDiscover the vastness of our Solar System with a take-home pocket-sized scale model


PRESENTING SPONSOR: ExxonMobil

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SUPPORTING SPONSOR: Fluor

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PARTICIPANTS:
Buzz Aldrin’s ShareSpace Foundation | Circle 10 Council | Fluor  | Play-Well TEKnologies  | NISE

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E-Week is a formal coalition of more than 70 engineering, education, and cultural societies, and more than 50 corporations and government agencies across the nation dedicated to ensuring a diverse and well-educated future engineering workforce by increasing understanding of and interest in engineering and technology careers.

 

For more information about National Engineers Week.