Engineer Some Fun During Engineers Week 2014

February 18-22, 2014
Downloadable Schedule for Engineers Week - PDF

See how much fun science, technology, engineering and mathematics can be during Engineres Week 2014.  Build, create, destroy, explore, design and invent alongside engineers from Mouser Electronics, IBM and Lockheed Martin and other area corporations.

Here are just a few of the STEM-filled experiences planned: 

  • Motor Mania:  Build simple motors or make your motor driven machine with Mouser Electronics

  • Flight Simulator-Try your hand at flying Lockheed March fighter

  • Cardboard Constructions-Upcycle, build and create with this versatile material

  • Technology Take Apart-Take apart simple electronics to reveal interesting insides.

  • Engineer Meet and Greet-Engineers will be in the building from a variety of fields. Ask them your toughest, and most interesting, questions. 

  • KEVA® Competition - Test your skills in building the tallest, strongest structure

  • Flight Challenge - Build flying objects and let them rip

  • Digital Trail-Visit the Cattle Raisers Museum to learn how ranchers use technology and engineering to protect their herds

All activities included with paid exhibit admission.  Please note: activities are offered on a rotating basis. Engineers are onsite at varying times.


ENGINEERS WEEK ACTIVITIES WILL BE OFFERED

  • Tuesday – Wednesday, Feb. 18-19 – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m

  • Thursday, February 20 – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Friday, February 21 – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m

  • Saturday, February 22-10 a.m. to 5 p.m.


SCHOOL FIELD TRIPS
(2nd grade and above)
School groups of 15 or more can book field trips in advance by calling 817-255-9440

All activities included with paid exhibit admission.  Please note: activities are offered on a rotating basis. Engineers are onsite at varying times.


SPECIAL HOMESCHOOL HOURS
Thursday, February 20 from 1:00-4:00 pm

Don’t miss this activity packed afternoon for homeschool educators and children.


GIRLS AND ENGINEERING DAY
Saturday, February 22 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Join us for special activities, created with girls in mind! Stop by the Atrium to get your Passport.   This Passport will lead you to practicing women engineers and special activities throughout the day.


EWeek Logos 2014
Additional volunteer and education support provided by Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, IBM, Mouser Electronics,  Society of Women Engineers,
Texas Society of Professional Engineers, Cowtown BEST Robotics, Eastfield College and Starpoint School.

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