National Engineers Week

Dream, design and build just like engineers do!

Event Date
Monday, February 22, 2021
Event Date
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Event Time
10:00 am
4:00 pm
10:00 am
4:00 pm
*The Museum opens at noon on Sundays.
Ages
All Ages
Admission
Free
Location

Virtually!

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About the Event

From roads to pumps and even toys, engineers build the world around us to help make our lives easier with efficient solutions. Learn all about this indispensable and profession and get inspired to join their cause during National Engineers Week sponsored by Chevron.

See what's airing on the All-Time Access Daily Broadcast around our social media world and join our engineering-inspired MyPROJECTS virtual workshops!

Monday, February 22
Educator Moment at 4:00 pm on Facebook

Water Wheel - Learn all about civil engineering with Jason as he shows you how to create a power-generating water wheel.

Maker Annex Virtual Workshop at 3:00 pm

Circuits! - Explore electrical engineering as you design digital circuits on Tinkercad during this FREE workshop. Register

Tuesday, February 23
Educator Moment at 4:00 pm on Facebook

Engineering an Illusion pt. 1 - Magician or engineer? David shows us a mind-blowing trick that seems like magic but is actually an engineered illusion.

Maker Annex Virtual Workshop at 3:00 pm

3D Space Ship! - Explore aerospace engineering and design your own out-of-this-world space ship on Tinkercad during this FREE workshop. Register

Wednesday, February 24
Educator Moment at 4:00 pm on Facebook

Balloon Car - Fasten your seatbelts! This (air) pumped-up ride is ready to roll. Explore the principles of mechanical engineering by building your own fast-flying balloon cars with Andrea!

Maker Annex Virtual Workshop at 3:00 pm

3D Robots! - They vacuum, deliver our food, and play our favorite songs! Explore robotic engineering and design your own programmable machine on Tinkercad during this FREE workshop. Register

Thursday, February 25
Early Childhood Corner at 10:30 am on Facebook

Tot*Tunes Train Song - Join the Tater*Tots for a special song all about trains, learning about how they work, and what they are used for while jamming out.

Educator Moment at 4:00 pm on Facebook

Engineering an Illusion pt. 2 - Abracadabra! David is back again with another mind-blowing engineering illusion.

Maker Annex Virtual Workshop at 3:00 pm

3D Skyscrapers! - Withstanding hurricanes, earthquakes and more, the bones of our buildings must be meticulously designed. Explore structural engineering to design your own skyscraper on Tinkercad during this FREE workshop. Register

Friday, February 26
Educator Moment at 4:00 pm on Facebook

All About Parachutes - It's a bird! It's a plane! It's your very own engineering device! Explore the amazing world of aeronautical engineering as you design and test a slow-falling parachute with Jason.

Maker Annex Virtual Workshop at 3:00 pm

Coding a Pyramid - How did the Ancient Egyptians build the Great Pyramids, Karnak Temple and more? Use code blocking to explore their structures and create your own pyramid on Tinkercad during this FREE workshop. Register

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Event Date
Monday, February 22, 2021
Event Date
Mon
Feb
22
-  
Fri
Feb
26
2021
Event Time
10:00 am
-
4:00 pm
10:00 am
4:00 pm
*The Museum opens at noon on Sundays.
Ages
All Ages
Admission
Free
Location

Virtually!

Accessibility
See Accessibility
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