Category: Engineering

RC Cars

The students tested out their RC Cars that they have been building this past week! They had soldered a motor to their concoction […]

Johns Hopkins School of Engineering

Our students got the opportunity to tour the facilities of the Whiting School of Engineering at Johns Hopkins. They chatted with a couple […]

Sea Perch

Students had another competition this evening with their Sea Perch designs! They took a mini field trip to the YMCA to test out […]

Leadership Session – What I Discovered

In their last session with Leadership Facilitator, Big Dave, students reflected on their last week here and discussed what they had taken away […]

Wind Turbines

Today our Engineering students took on windmills! They learned how to decide between cost-effectiveness and reliability by having to “purchase” the materials to […]

Aircraft Carrier Launch

Students were tasked to build both a plane and a slingshot (to launch said rocket!), using cardboard, sticks, tape, rubber bands, and PVC […]

Engineering Workshops

The students went through more rotations today to get even more engineering experiences. One station focused on using the computer program OnShape to […]

Bridge Building

Groups were tasked with using popsicle sticks and hot glue to build structurally sound bridges. They each tried out different designs to be […]

Applications of Engineering

The students went into more breakout rotations today to put their Skills of Engineering to the test with real life applications. The first […]

Communication Towers

The engineering students put many skills to the test tonight as they built towers from plates, cups, sticks, rubber bands, and straws. However, […]