Engineering Resources

Engineering Resources
  • Engineer Girl – For Girls Only

    • http://www.engineergirl.org/

    • This site lets you learn about what engineers do from real female engineers, check out hot topics in engineering, and discover how you can get there yourself. Be sure to check out the “Try On A Career” section to explore what type of engineering best matches your interests and talents!

 

  • Discover Engineering

    • http://www.discoverengineering.org/

    • This website features links, tools, games, activities, screensavers, videos, virtual tours and downloads. Learn about the “stealth profession”, discover what specific types of engineers do, and delve into the design of roller coasters, skateboards, fighter jets and more. There are also resources for parents and educators.

 

  • Manufacturing Is Cool

    • http://www.manufacturingiscool.com/

    • Find out about how cosmetics, running shoes, school buses and much more are made. This interactive site has lots of cool links, videos and information about careers in manufacturing.

 

  • Generation E

    • http://www.generation-e.ca/eng/index.html

    • An interactive exploration of engineering innovations, career paths and opportunities for Canadian secondary students considering their options. Find out how a career in engineering can be exciting and rewarding! This site includes resources for guidance councillors and teachers, including a classroom kit of design projects with curriculum links.

 

  • The CAVE

    • http://www.visualgenomics.ca/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=120&Itemid=207

    • The CAVE is an immersive virtual reality environment that enables scientists to interact and view three-dimensional models of biological systems, including cells, tissues and entire organisms. Discover how this technology works, and check out real projects scientists have completed in the CAVE environment. Plus you can download a desktop version to see 3-D demos of the inside of the human heart, the human skeleton, and more.

 

  • Engineer Your Life – For Girls Only

    • http://www.engineeryourlife.org/

    • A guide to engineering careers for high school girls!  Imagine what life would be like without pollution controls to preserve the environment, life-saving medical equipment, or low-cost building materials for fighting global poverty. All this takes engineering. In very real and concrete ways, women who become engineers save lives, prevent disease, reduce poverty, and protect our planet.  

 

  • TryEngineering

    • http://www.tryengineering.org/

    • A portal about engineering careers for students, parents, teachers and school counsellors. Find descriptions of the lifestyles and experiences of engineers, hands-on experiments and activities, referrals to summer programs and internship opportunities, and search tools for schools that offer engineering programs. Useful tips on course selection, applying to university programs and financial aid are included.