s.t.E.m. Announcements

2017 Future City - Chicago Regional Finals

The 2017 Chicago Regional Finals took place January at the UIC Student Center.

Future City Competition serves 6th, 7th and 8th graders.  Sponsored by DiscoverE, this national program introduces students to engineering with popular Sim City software.  Students design cities with simulation software, build scale models, write essays and give oral presentations on their city's design.

If you would like to become a mentor for one of the participating teams visit http://futurecity.org/illinois-chicago for more information or Don Wittmer at dwittmer@hntb.com.
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2017 Rice Campus DuPage Area Engineers Week Expo

The Annual Engineers Week Expo took place on Saturday, February 25, 2017.

This is a fun, free, family, interactive event providing children and adults the opportunity to experience and explore the many fields of science and engineering through displays and presentations. The event is geared toward children in kindergarten through 8th grades, however, all ages will enjoy the event!

http://appliedtech.iit.edu/engineersweek  
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National Engineers Week
February 19-25, 2017

Engineers Week is the catalyst that sparks organizations and volunteers to make a difference by engaging students in engineering and celebrating the profession.


USA Science + Engineering Festival at Oakton Community College
April 18, 2017

A day of free activities and demonstrations highlighting science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
Bring the whole family for hands-on demonstrations and information about everything STEM.


https://www.oakton.edu/academics/special_programs/stem/events/Science%20and%20Engineering%20Festival.php