A selection of hands-on engineering activities that are suitable for primary and post-primary students. The activities include engineering connections, resource lists and instructions. These activities work well for groups during Engineers Week and are designed to be run by any teacher, parent, club leader or volunteer.
Blowing out candles
Which way does the wind blow
Affect the flow of water using static electricity.
Blow out a candle around a bottle using the Coanda effect.
Design a sensor to collect data on wind direction.
It’s competition time! Are you a Transition Year student? Can you crack the code this Engineers Week?
Peters Problem is to have a ‘real-life’ problem which connects with a typical engineering problem. It is also designed so that computer resources may be used in its solution, including use of the Internet to access data required for the problem. The problem is set at the level of Ordinary Junior Certificate.
There are 21 problems to solve – so you better get cracking.
The closing date is Friday, March 8th, 2019, the end of Engineers Week
It’s very important to read the rules guidelines as this will give all interested parties the appropriate instructions