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Celebrate Engineering Ingenuity at the Science Museum of Virginia

Uncover innovative designs and creations during Engineering Ingenuity at the Science Museum of Virginia, Sunday, February 23rd from noon till 5:00 p.m. Join in the excitement as you cheer on Virginia middle and high school students who have accepted one of many iconic engineering challenges.

Students will step up to the plate to face the epic egg drop challenge, construct the strongest Popsicle bridge possible and compete in a CO2 drag race competition. Be part of the fun, and work with school representatives and professionals who will be available to explore careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics – inspiring the next generation of great thinkers.

Celebrating Engineering Ingenuity is sponsored by the Richmond Joint Engineers Council. More details on the event can be found on the RJEC website. Contests are sponsored by the American Society of Materials International, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and the American Society of Civil Engineers.

Celebrating Engineering Ingenuity is included with Science Museum exhibit admission. Tickets are $11 with $1 discounts for ages 4-12 and 60+. The Science Museum of Virginia is located at 2500 West Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23220. For more information visit www.smv.org or call 804/864.1400.

Check out this Science Matters video of Chesterfield County’s Cosby High School students participating in the Bridge Building competition in a past year. And read the full article at Future Engineers Build Under Pressure.