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National Engineers Week
The 67th anniversary of National Engineers Week is February 18–24. This event is designed to raise awareness of all the ways engineering contributes to our daily lives and foster interest in future generations of engineers. “Engineers: Inspiring Wonder” is the 2018 theme, and it reminds participants to celebrate past achievements and dream about the next big innovation.
Encourage your class to get involved with this collection of related resources from Science NetLinks. Students can construct model boats, learn about the technology of spacecrafts, find out how engineering helps contribute to waste disposal, play a game to help power a city, and watch a video about the biomechanics of skateboarding.