Engineering Day | FREE DAY!
Sun, Feb 17 | Noon-5 pm
Future engineers, scientists, and kids of all ages are invited to Engineering Day 2019 at Peoria Riverfront Museum. Exciting & engaging engineering activities will be provided throughout the museum by local engineering groups, who are also sponsoring general admission for this free day at the museum.
*Free for public & members to explore galleries & planetarium shows, Giant Screen Theater not included.
For more information call 309.686.7000.
Sponsored by Caterpillar and other local engineering firms and groups.
ASCE Engineers Week Bridge Contest!
28th Annual Bridge Contest
6th, 7th, and 8th grade students! It's time to test your imagination and your technical skill! The Illinois Valley Branch of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) is sponsoring the 28th Annual Bridge Contest.
Design and construct a bridge using standard 3” x 5” (176 mm x 127 mm) index cards. The winning team will be judged based on team participation, conformance to the design and construction requirements, a written report, and finally, the performance of the bridge under a dead load.
Mon, Feb 4: Registration deadline
Sat, Feb 16: Drop off your bridge at the Peoria Riverfront Museum
Sun, Feb 17: Contest and awards at the Peoria Riverfront Museum (part of Engineering Day)