This week is all about tinkering, hammering, sketching, measuring, analyzing, and experimenting. Why? Because it’s National Engineers Week! Use these resources to show your students why engineering matters!
Grades 6-12 | Collection | Materials Science
Join technology columnist David Pogue as he delves hands-first into the field of materials science. Find out which materials he thinks will play a role in shaping the future.
The Catapult Project
Grades 5-12 | Video | Engineering Design
IDEA ALERT: This 6-week catapult design project introduces students to engineering design, probability, and the laws of motion and forces. Watch how it unfolds!
Grades 4-8 | Video | Career Profile
Victoria Garcia is an aerospace engineer at NASA’s Virtual Environments Lab. See how she is using virtual-reality to design a more comfortable deep-space habitat for astronauts.