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Engineers Week Resources

February 13, 2019


Download exciting activities and engage students in engineering.


Engineers Week


Check out these great resources and contests, created by DiscoverE’s partners, to engage students in engineering. 


Students: Take the Shell Careers Quiz

Discover your own Energy Avatar! The new Shell Career Quiz can show you exciting careers in energy. Just answer three short questions and start energizing your future with Shell.


What career is right for you?





Explore with UL's Xplorlabs


It’s one of the oldest technologies, yet most fail to see the fascinating side of it. Think you know everything about fire?

There is so much more to XPLOR!




Save the Polar Bears!

Operation PolarEye had an urgent mission: gather information about polar bears and their habitat and use it to save them from extinction due to climate change. Students will ‘join’ the team of engineers at Northrop Grumman and wildlife biologists at San Diego Zoo Global and learn the basics of coding in this exciting activity.


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Build a Volleyball Machine for a

Chance to Win $1,000



Celebrate Engineers Week with Fluor and challenge your K-12 students to build a pair of simple devices that work together like a volleyball machine with a limited set of materials. Developed by Fluor engineers in partnership with Science Buddies, the project provides a truly hands-on, highly engaging experience designed specifically for teams of up to four K-12 students. Submissions accepted from Feb. 17 to March 15.

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Dream Big

Dream Big: Engineering Our World is a HUGE film. Literally. A film for IMAX® and giant screen theaters, Dream Big showcases the creativity and passion of engineers. An extensive library of activities, lessons plans, and public events accompanies the film. 


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