Engineering & Design Activities

Engineering is a hot topic today in schools across the country. The videos and activities in this section offer a hands-on, minds-on introduction to the design-build process.

The Awesome Game Race Design your own game!
Blowin' in the Wind Build a windmill that lifts weight.

Bouncing Balloons Make a super bouncy ball out of a balloon.

Crank It Up Design and Create your own unique moving sculpture!

Deep Sea Diver Think like an ocean engineer and design your own model deep sea diver.

Grab and Go Design and build a mechanical arm to give a small item a lift.
Parachute Parade Design a parachute to give a toy figure a safe landing.
Pedal Power Find the right gear to help you soar on your bike!


Puppet Power Design a shadow puppet with moving parts and use it to tell a story.


Twirling in the Breeze Build a device to measure how fast the wind is blowing.

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