National Engineering Month 2017


National Engineering Month is Canada’s biggest celebration of engineering and engineering technology.

This one day event is open for students up to Grade 10. Students can:

– Participate in design challenge and design activities,

– Meet engineers and ask them everything they ever wanted to know about engineering.


March 4, 2017 9:30AM – 3:00PM


Holy Trinity Catholic Secondary School

2420 Sixth Line, Oakville, ON L6H 5Z8



Event Agenda

9:30AM – 10:30AM Speed Engineering
10:30AM – 1:15PM Discovery Room

(Children under Grade 1)

10:30AM – 10:45AM Briefing
10:45AM – 12:15PM Design Challenge Construction
12:15PM – 1:45PM Lunch

Mini Design Activities

1:45PM – 2:30PM Design Challenge Testing
2:30PM – 3:00PM Prizes and Wrap-Up

Our main event is open to Grade K – 10 and younger siblings! This day will be filled with a variety of activities to showcase different aspects of engineering. The day will begin with a ‘Speed Engineering’ activity where students can talk to engineers from diverse array of disciplines.

Next up is the highlight event… a Design Challenge! Students will work in teams to design and build a structure to fit the requirements of the challenge set for them. Each design will be tested later in the day in front of the whole group.

Following a pizza lunch (provided for all participants and parents), you can participant in mini-engineering design activities or talk to the people at our showcase where you can learn about student groups and opportunities.

We look forward to seeing everyone for this fun-filled day learning about The Wide World of Engineering! All of these activities also provide students with the opportunity to win prizes!

Parental supervision is recommended. We encourage participants to bring a water bottle as drinks will only be provided at lunch. There are water fountains throughout the school.


If you are registering as part of a Girl Guides Group, Schools Group, etc. Please use our group registration. If you only registering for yourself or your family, please use the individual registration. ALL VOLUNTEERS – please use individual registration only.


How you can support the Chapter – Do you work for a company that would like to sponsor the event? Would you or a colleague like to be one of our ‘Speed Engineers’ to educate participants about your discipline? Or any questions about the event? Contact Ming.

Ming Hu at education

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