National Engineering Week 2002

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					Do you like to…

• create new things
• take things apart
• make things better
• solve problems
• read about science & math
• work with others
Aerospace Engineer
Biological Engineer
Chemical Engineer
Civil Engineer
Electrical Engineer
Mechanical Engineer
Software Engineer
      How many engineers    Aerospace
  does it take to design a rocket?
                             Biological
                                  Civil
                             Chemical

Which                        Electrical

engineers                  Mechanical

helped?                      Software
To become an engineer…
• study science and math
• solve problems
• build things
• make things better
• go to college
We did!
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Straw Rocket
              RULES
• Only launch rockets on the test range
  with permission of Mission Control
• DO NOT “shoot” rockets at others

•   Teams of two students
•   Use only paper, tape, sticky notes
•   Adjust fin size and shape
•   Add weight using tape
Materials
 1. cut & roll
Construction
2. tape
3. tape nose, add fins
4. ready to launch
       RULES              (again)
• Only launch rockets on the test range
  with permission of Mission Control
• DO NOT “shoot” rockets at others

•   Teams of two students
•   Use only paper, tape, sticky notes
•   Adjust fin size and shape
•   Add weight using tape
     1. cut & roll            2. tape




3. tape nose, add fins   4. ready to launch
         Launch!


• Only launch rockets on the test range
  with permission of Mission Control
• DO NOT “shoot” rockets at others
    What worked?




What would you change?
   Welcome to
   Engineering!



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