National Engineers Week is February 17-23, 2013! During this week-long celebration, engineers from all disciplines will showcase their love of engineering and build awareness about the many contributions engineers make to our everyday quality of life. This year’s theme is “Celebrate Awesome” — celebrating all of the amazing things that engineers, engineering students, and technicians do every day to make the world a better place! Check out these websites for more information:
http://www.discoverengineering.org – Engineering career profiles, video activities, fun facts, games, and other cool stuff.
http://www.asceville.org – Civil engineering for kids. (Includes resources for educators.)
http://www.littlebrickschoolhouse.com/LEGO-careers-engineering-technology.html – Engineering careers for kids who love LEGOs.
http://www.engineeryourlife.org – A guide to engineering careers for high school girls.
http://www.eweek.org/AboutEngineering/AboutEngineering.aspx – Learn all about the different types of engineering: Aerospace, Agricultural & Biological, Audio, Bioengineering & Biochemical, Biomedical, Ceramic & Materials, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Environmental, Geological & Geophysical, Industrial, Manufacturing, Marine & Ocean, Mechanical, Mining, Nuclear, Petroleum.
http://www.engineering.com/GamesPuzzles/tabid/82/Default.aspx – Play engineering games online.