PLTW ENGINEERING WEEK

This annual event takes place during the National Engineering Week in February and consists of hands-on activities to expose students to the sub-fields of Engineering, including Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, and more. 

 

Activities are held after school at Von Steuben. Scroll down to view activities for Engineering Week 2020.

 

ENGINEERING WEEK

ACTIVITIES 

Ask your STEM teachers about extra credit for participating in the activities below! 

Registration is not required.

Foam Roller Coaster

 

Work in teams to create the best foam rollercoaster and win a prize! 

Capped at the first 30 students to arrive.

 

February 18 | 3:00 - 4:00 PM | Room 312

 

Hosted by:

Von Steuben

Rocket Competition

 

Build rockets using balloons, straws, string, clothespins and chairs. Prizes for the competition winners!

Capped at the first 30 students to arrive.

 

February 18 | 3:00 - 4:00 PM | Room 313

 

Hosted by:

Von Steuben

Arduino Activity

 

Learn the basics of programming and control of electronics with Arduino. Take your creation home with you at the end of the day.

Capped at the first 30 students to arrive.

February 18 | 3:00 - 4:00 PM | Room 315

Hosted by:

Von Steuben

Circuits and Career Tables

 

Experiment with electrical elements to see how electricity flows through a circuit. Meet with Exelon professionals to ask questions about their education and careers.

February 19 | 3:00 - 5:00 PM | Von Auditorium

 

Hosted by:

Exelon

 
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