February 19

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Today in Science

National Engineers Week

The 66th anniversary of National Engineers Week is February 19–25. 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 Dream Big” is the 2017 theme, and it reminds participants that every project begins with a dream.

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.

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