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Discover Engineering

Hands-on Engineering Activities for All Ages

Discover Engineering is a fun and exciting FREE family event for ALL ages with hands-on engineering activities! Activities include a parachute drop, candy structures, catapults, Finch coding, littleBits, preschool building station, and more!

Discover Engineering 2024

This year’s Discover Engineering event is on February 17, 2024. The event goes from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and is held at North Dakota’s Gateway to Science.

Community Engineering Involvement

All of these FUN activities are brought to you by engineers right in OUR community. This includes organizations like AE2S, Braun Intertec, Bartlett & West, Bismarck State College, Houston Engineering, KLJ, NRCS, Tensar, University of Mary, and United Tribes Technical College.

Discover Engineering Sponsors

This year’s Discover Engineering is sponsored by:

National Engineer’s Week

This year, National Engineers Week is February 18th – 24th. Engineers Week is dedicated to raising public awareness of engineers’ positive contributions to quality of life. EWeek promotes recognition among parents, teachers, and students about the importance of a technical education and a high level of math, science, and technology literacy. EWeek seeks to motivate youth to pursue engineering careers to provide a diverse and vigorous engineering workforce. Each year, EWeek reaches thousands of schools, businesses, and community groups across the U.S.