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Engineering, Computing and Technology Fields

Do you know what an environmental or a civil engineer does? How about the difference between computer science and computer engineering? Explore the different fields within engineering to discover the right one for you. Each area includes a description and links to where you can learn more.

Try Your Hand at Nano This lesson focuses on two simple activities younger students can do to gain an appreciation of nanotechnology. First, students measure their...
A Question of Balance This lesson focuses on the use of weight scales and measurement by manufacturing engineers. Teams of students are posed with the challenge...
Spring Scale Engineering This lesson focuses on the engineering behind building a spring scale and its use as a measuring device. Students work in teams to...
Cast Your Vote This lesson focuses on how technology and engineering can impact society, and how poll-taking has been influenced by engineering over time. Students design...
Infrared Investigations This lesson focuses on how infrared technology is used by engineers creating equipment and systems for a variety of industries. Teams of students explore...
Radio Reception and Transmission This lesson explores the electronics behind radio, and its impact on society. Students work in teams to build and test a radio...