Engineers Week 2014
New Lesson Plans
Why Consider Engineering?
- Engineering transforms scientific discoveries into technological solutions for the benefit of humanity.
- Everything we rely on for work, life and play has been touched by engineering.
- From designing artificial retinas, to self-driving cars, to motion-powered electronics; the men and women of engineering are working to shape our future.
Imagine what you could create if you try engineering!
Engineering Consumer Electronics
Did you know that engineers not only design the gadgets we use everyday but also the electronic devices that enhance our quality of life?
Resources to learn more:
Electrical Engineering Description
Electrical Engineer Profile: Tom Cruz
Electrical Engineer Profile: Jody Gerstner
Find it with GPS! Lesson Plan
Program Your Own Game Lesson Plan
Engineers Have Impact!
A career in engineering can make a real difference in the lives of others. Maja J. Mataric endows socially assistive robots with the ability to help individuals with special needs, including elderly Alzheimer’s patients and children with autism. To learn more about Maja's career path, view her career profile video.
Life of an Engineer
Find out more about the lifestyles and experiences of professional engineers. They are the people who solve problems and focus on making things work more efficiently and effectively. Engineers apply the theories and principles of science and mathematics to research and develop economical solutions to technical problems. Their work is the link between perceived social needs and commercial applications. Meet the Engineers »