engineering and technology week

 

 

Experience it in VR

Join us for a virtual reality learning experience designed for High School, Middle School, Junior High, and Elementary school students. Students will learn about the fast-growing world of  engineering and technology, explore potential career opportunities, and experience the ways in which these industries are changing the world around them. This event is part of the global  Engineers Week created by the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE). The purpose of the event is to encourage the next generation of engineers by providing opportunities for them to learn more and find their interest in engineering and technology. This event harnesses virtual reality technology and is compatible with Oculus VR Headsets. For those without headsets, the event is also accessible using an internet browser. Eligible schools will receive a VR headset to participate in this event.

 

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Event Features

PROJECT COMPETITION

Middle School and High School students may participate in our project competition. Winners will receive scholarships and cash prizes for your school projects, individually or in teams, judged by the UVU faculty. This year, project submissions must be filmed and submitted virtually. Further details will be provided when you register for this event.

CRITERIA

Participating student projects from middle and high schools should meet the following criteria: Problem Statement: What problem is the project trying to solve?

Approach to Solving the Problem: What approach using Technology/Engineering mindset is used to solve the problem?

Implementation: Demonstrate that the project works and solves the problem.

Presentation: 2-3 slides stating the problem statement, approach to problem solution, and demonstration of the working project.

DEADLINES

All projects must be filmed and submitted by 5pm on February 9, 2021.  How to submit: Please register for the event and select that you will be submitting a project. All participants will need to submit a waiver form signed by a parent or gaurdian. 

 

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