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National Engineers Week presented by Linde
February 20, 2022 @ 11:00 am - February 26, 2022 @ 2:00 pm
National Engineers Week is back! For 2022 we are Reimagining the Possible with activities to connect and inspire young minds. From alternative technologies to innovative designs, discover what is going on right here in Buffalo and around the world.
Activities run from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. each day!
Ages: All Ages
Cost: FREE with general admission or admission to Antarctic Dinosaurs!
Check out our special themed days and other activities offered throughout the week:
Sunday, February 20 | 11am – 2pm
University at Buffalo Engineering Day
Engineers Week is a time to recognize the critical work of engineers, technicians, and technologists. Meet college students from a variety of engineering backgrounds and see what the clubs of the UB Student Association have been working on recently to develop innovative solutions to global challenges.
Monday, February 21 | 11am – 2pm
Engineering solutions for challenging problems is a mainstay of robotics and design. Join us for activities focused on mechanical engineering, computer science, and robotics.
Tuesday, February 22 | 11am – 2pm
Let’s Go, Buffalo! Buffalo Engineering Day celebrates local ingenuity and designers that come together to elevate our community and the world at large. Let’s inspire the next generation of homegrown engineers by celebrating all the ways engineers turn dreams into reality by reimagining what seems impossible to become the Possible!
Wednesday, February 23 | 11am – 2pm
Inspired by the wonders of the natural world, engineers turn to plants and animals for inspiration in problem solving. Dive into biomimicry and engineering with special activities with our legendary staff and volunteers.
Thursday, February 24 | 11am – 2pm
National Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day
National Introduce a Girl to Engineering, or Girl Day, is a time when volunteers, educators, and others act as role models, facilitate engineering activities, and show girls how engineers change our world. Special demonstrations by Linde, presenting sponsor of National Engineers Week at the Buffalo Museum of Science.
Friday, February 25 | 11am – 2pm
Space is the place for radical innovation and cutting edge breakthroughs. Join us on Friday of National Engineers Week to investigate how the developments of NASA have changed our everyday lives, and build your own test vessels to withstand the demands of space travel.
Saturday, February 26 | 11am – 2pm
Youth in Engineering Day with the Teen STEM Initiative
All week we’ve been inspired by adults who have been leading the charge of engineering. Now we’re shining a spotlight on the brilliance of our own youth leaders in the Teen STEM Initiative at the Buffalo Museum of Science. The teens have planned and developed all of the ideas you’ll see when you visit on Saturday.