• Try this: Build a bridge
    Design a bridge out of a limited number of toothpicks and marshmallows that is strong enough to support at least 10 pennies in a small cup.
  • The World in a Bottle

    added Tuesday, May 1, 2018 AT 11:57 AM

    added by Kate GramlingKate Gramling

    The Landscape Evolution Observatory (LEO) is the world’s largest laboratory experiment in the earth sciences.
  • Holiday Travel

    added Monday, December 18, 2017 AT 9:13 AM

    added by Kate GramlingKate Gramling

    Engineering creates public infrastructure to make travel faster, safer, and easier.
  • Engineer Infrastructure & Reshape a City 2

    added Friday, October 27, 2017 AT 11:13 AM

    added by Kate GramlingKate Gramling

    Using smart technology, engineers are helping shape cities through small projects with big impacts.
  • Engineer Infrastructure & Reshape a City

    added Monday, October 9, 2017 AT 1:32 PM

    added by Kate GramlingKate Gramling

    Large infrastructure projects can dramatically alter a cityscape and have profound influence on city life.
  • Engineering, Infrastructure, & Floods

    added Thursday, September 21, 2017 AT 6:17 PM

    added by Kate GramlingKate Gramling

    Engineers play a very important role in helping communities prevent and recover from devastating floods.
  • Dream Big: Be Extraordinary

    added Wednesday, February 22, 2017 AT 6:25 AM

    added by Kate GramlingKate Gramling

    Engineers do more than build walls; they change the future. You can too.
  • Dream Big: Building Bridges

    added Wednesday, February 15, 2017 AT 6:23 PM

    added by Kate GramlingKate Gramling

    Engineer Avery Bang, CEO of Bridges to Prosperity, teaches communities to build footbridges.
  • Dream Big: The City of the Future

    added Thursday, February 9, 2017 AT 9:42 AM

    added by Kate GramlingKate Gramling

    By 2050, two-thirds of people on Earth will be living in cities. Imagine the engineering achievements!
  • Wild Engineering: Great Migrations

    added Tuesday, September 20, 2016 AT 11:08 AM

    added by Kate GramlingKate Gramling

    Engineers not only help scientists understand migratory patterns, they help animals around obstacles.
  • Take the challenge with DESIGN SQUAD GLOBAL

    added Thursday, February 11, 2016 AT 3:04 PM

    added by Egirl   TeamEgirl Team

    DESIGN SQUAD, the Emmy Award-winning PBS KIDS website, is going GLOBAL! It’s launching during National Engineers Week, February 24th, on Global Day, when thousands of engineers and educators are pledging their time to lead kids in hands-on engineering activities. On Global Day, take the challenge and try a DESIGN SQUAD GLOBAL hands-on activity! Try these with friends or invent your own design.
  • Building Glaciers on top of the World

    added Monday, October 5, 2015 AT 10:33 AM

    added by Matt CichowiczMatt Cichowicz

    Their freshman conference paper turned into a high altitude, earth-changing project.
  • added Tuesday, August 11, 2015 AT 5:58 PM

    added by Maggie BartolomeoMaggie Bartolomeo

    Day in the Life
    I serve as the team leader of our transportation team. My day to day activities vary depending on which projects we are trying to progress forward on that day. Sometimes, my day is interrupted with “fires” that require immediate attention to remedy an issue that has arisen. I do not enjoy “fires” and try to avoid them with proper project planning and management.