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To earn points for this activity, upload a photo of you at the activity, a copy of a certificate earned, or other documentation to show that you participated.
Describe the Activity:
As part of its Engineers Week Activities, the Memphis-Area Joint Engineers Council sponsors a contest for Middle School and High School students. It is an opportunity for students to express their creativity and demonstrate their ingenuity by working on concept projects designed to improve our quality of life. In addition, it is an opportunity to enhance public speaking skills as students will make presentations to judges about their projects.
Teams will meet several times leading up to the competition to prepare.
A school may submit as many teams (projects) as it wants where a team may consist of 1 to 4 students.
1st Place Middle School – School certificate & $150 for school fund
2nd Place Middle School – School certificate & $100 for school fund
3rd Place Middle School – School certificate & $50 for school fund
1st Place High School – School certificate & $150 for school fund
2nd Place High School – School certificate & $100 for school fund
3rd Place High School – School certificate & $50 for school fund
One submission per team
Outcome of the Activity:
<p>Present a product that could be used to benefit society. This could involve:<br />-Inventing something<br />-Modifying something to make it more useful or better<br />-Finding another use for something that normally would be discarded.</p>