A hands-on experience

How do you make engineering come alive for young people? Give them the tools to make their ideas come alive

By Plant Engineering Staff February 27, 2008

Question: How do you get kids excited about a career in engineering?

Answer: Make it fun.

How does an airplane’s wing create lift ? How can a light wind make a bridge collapse ? What does it take to build an electric motor ? These are some of the questions sixth-grade students from Pennsylvania’s Middletown Area Middle School were able to answer during a week-long event held at Phoenix Contact’s Middletown, PA, headquarters.Read more about this exciting project by clicking here .