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For students and teachers just like you!
The NRC Engineering Challenge provides teachers with a fun and engaging way of introducing curriculum strands of properties of materials, forces, and simple machines. With the Engineering Challenge, NRC strives to inspire Canadian youth to pursue in careers in science, technology, engineering and math.
With the help of engineer mentors, students design, build, and test an engineering prototype. Volunteer engineers can be invited to the classroom to assist the students with their design and building work. We encourage teachers to recruit their own volunteer engineers from within the school community to act as mentors.
Design and build a Rubberband Powered Vehicle that can beat the
rest to the finish line! [More]
Design and build a device to protect a raw egg as it rolls down a ramp, drops 2m, and aims for a target below. [More]
Design a build a catapult to be used by scientists on the first Mars research station to launch payload into orbit. [More]