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Engineers Week incorporating Engineered! A Week of Wonder 2009 is getting closer! This fun-packed programme, brimming with a variety of FREE interactive events and activities, will take place from 9th – 13th February inclusive. By participating in the activities, students will gain an understanding of the wonderful, life enhancing, exciting challenges and developments engineers are involved in and responsible for.

All events are FREE!!

There are approximately 70 hands-on engineering related activities, organised by industry and educational bodies across the country will take place for both primary and secondary school students.

These cross circular activities include the following:

  • Treasure Hunts
  • Bridge Building Challenges,
  • Rocket Building & Launching Workshops
  • Workshops on Energy and Climate Change
  • Computer Game Design & Development
  • Discover the Engineering behind Scuba Diving, Sailing & Rescue Boats
  • K’NEX Challenge Marathon’s

Each participant will receive a Certificate of Participation as well as the chance to WIN a fantastic trip for four people to the Space Expo in The Netherlands. The overall winner of this once in a lifetime prize will discover what it is like to live and work in space!

Log on to to see what events are taking place in your area and for relevant booking details.