Discover Engineering At The Discovery Center

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28 Jan 2014

The Annual Discover Engineering event at the Discovery Center is an opportunity for elementary students to experience the many ways that engineering impacts our lives.

Students will discover the products engineers create, the range of jobs relating to engineering, the many local companies that employ engineers, and they will be able to meet and ask engineers questions.

The event will take place on February 22nd from 11:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Organizations that will be displaying exhibits include:

Stateline Robotics – Hononegah High School

Project Lead the Way – Hononegah High School

Underwriter’s Laboratory (Chicago)

First Lego League – Guilford High School

UTC Aerospace Systems

SAE – May have a Wankel engine cut away

Packaging Coordinators, Inc.

Rockford Robotics

Lincoln Middle School First Lego League


Engineering Explorers – program at UTAS; will have a 3D printer

Universal Hovercraft – will help kids make air and rubberband powered boats


ASQ –Rockford Section

NIU College of Engineering – Bringing a 2 x 2 x 2 ft. robot that goes in all 4 directions.

Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois

For further information see the Discover Engineering 2014 Flyer


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