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National Engineers Week
The 63rd anniversary of National Engineers Week is February 16–22. 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. “Let's Make a Difference” is the 2014 theme, and it invites participants to explore the way engineering improves our everyday lives and impacts the modern world.
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.