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Thank you to everyone who made Engineering Fest 2018 a successful event! More than 1,200 families visited us Feb. 24-25, to learn about skyscrapers and talk with engineers. We are grateful to our sponsors for enabling CAF to offer this festival for free to all attendees. We look forward to seeing you next year at Engineer Fest 2019!

Date
February 24, 2018
Time
10:00 am


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What did we do at Engineering Fest?

  • Met an engineer: Design professionals shared how they design strong skyscrapers.
  • Engineering Lab: We built model skyscrapers and tested their strength.
  • Photo booth: Our skyscraper-themed photo booth was a hit!
  • Design challenge: Using only paper and tape, participants tried to construct the tallest tower.
  • Mini-tour: Guests took a short tour outside to learn how to "read" a building.

Engineering Fest sponsors