IIT Bridge Building

IIT Bridge Building

The IIT international bridge building competition is a challenge to maximize the efficiency (weight held per weight of bridge) of a model bridge constructed from balsa wood and approved adhesives. The high schools are encouraged to submit contestants to a regional competition, and then the top regional qualifiers then compete in an international competition to build the most efficient bridge!

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Mathcounts

Mathcounts

Mathcounts is an organization that provides engaging math programs throughout the United States of America. These programs encourage students to build confidence and improve attidute towards mathematics and problem solving.

This year State Finals for Mathcounts take place on March 3rd in Lisle.

Check out their site


Future City

Future City

Future city is a program that gathers teams of junior high students to design and build a better world, starting with imagination, research, design and construction of cities of the future. Future City National Finals take place in Washington, D.C. during E-Week.

Check out their site


FIRST Robotics!

FIRST Robotics!

FIRST Robotics is an international high school robotics competition. Each year teams gather to compete in their ability to solve problems in systems controls and actions.

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Dream Big

Dream Big

Dream BIG is a HUGE film, literally. It tells an amazing story, taking you on an adventure through human inginuity in engineering. From skyscrapers to space travel, bridges taller than clouds to solar races in Australia, this IMAX film takes you through marvels great and small. It played in 2018 at the Museum of Science and Industry right here in Chicago! Check for it in an IMAX Theatre near you.

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Global Marathon

Global Marathon

This free, five-week series of online conversations is a virtual mentorship and social collaboration to unite, inspire, and champion women pursuing an education or career in engineering and technology.

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Global Day of the Engineer

Global Day of the Engineer

Global Day is THE movement to ensure people everywhere understand how engineers make the world a better place and to inspire future generations of innovators.

Check out their site

23
Feb
2019

02-23-2019 10:30 am -3:30 pm
IIT - Rice Campus, 201 E. Loop Road, Wheaton, IL
IIT - Rice Campus, 201 E. Loop Road, Wheaton, IL
201 E. Loop Rd, Wheaton, IL 60189, USA
DuPage Area STEM EXPO at IIT Rice Campus

Interactive exploration into STEM for students in K-12th grades

23
Feb
2019

02-23-2019 9:30 am - 02-24-2019 5:00 pm
CAC Engineering Fest, 111 East Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL
CAC Engineering Fest, 111 East Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL
Illinois Center #1 Building, 111 East Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL
CAC Engineering Fest
23
Feb
2019

02-23-2019 9:30 am -1:30 pm
Black Creativity Career Showcase at MSI
Black Creativity Career Showcase at MSI
5700 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60637
23
Feb
2019

02-23-2019 8:00 am -2:30 pm
UofC Gordon Parks Art Hall, 5815 S Kimbark Ave, Chicago, IL
UofC Gordon Parks Art Hall, 5815 S Kimbark Ave, Chicago, IL
5815 S Kimbark Ave, Chicago, IL
NSBE National Engineers Week Expo

National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) - Chicago National Engineers Week Expo

22
Feb
2019

02-22-2019 5:30 pm -8:30 pm
Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont
Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont
5555 N River Rd., Rosemont, IL 60018
$100.00
2019 Washington Award Benefit

Margaret H. Hamilton will receive the 2019 Washington Award

$100.00
21
Feb
2019

02-21-2019 8:00 am -4:00 pm
Argonne National Labs
Argonne National Labs
9700 South Cass Avenue, Lemont, Illinois 60439
Argonne Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day

Argonne Girl Day

19
Feb
2019

02-19-2019 7:30 am -1:00 pm
Future City Finals in D.C.
Future City Finals in D.C.
Washington, DC, USA
Future City National Finals! Stream Live

Watch the Future City Finals Livestream from Washington, D.C. on February 19th at 8:30 am (eastern) and see who wins the top prize, a trip to Space Camp! GO TEAM CHICAGO, St. Paul of the Cross School with their city called Hiko Pa! 

futurecity.org, or on Facebook at facebook.com/FutureCityCompetition

17
Feb
2019

02-17-2019 - 02-23-2019
ENGINEERS WEEK Feb 17 - 23

Engineers: Invent Amazing

Celebrate. Volunteer. Connect.

08
Feb
2019

02-08-2019 1:00 pm -2:00 pm
EWeek Live Radio 105.5 FM Chicago Roundtable with host Melanie Adcock
EWeek Live Radio 105.5 FM Chicago Roundtable with host Melanie Adcock
Live Radio Broadcast 105.5 FM - Tech Scene Chicago - 105.5 FM Lumpen Radio

Tune in to 105.5 FM Chicago Friday at 1:00 PM for the Engineers Week Roundtable discussion.

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