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Whitaker Center
Central PA’s Nonprofit Center for the Arts

Virtual Engineering Day

February 20, 2021
10:00 AM

Have you ever wondered who makes sure our buildings, roads, and bridges are safe? An engineer, that’s who! Join Whitaker Center virtually with a LIVE educator to learn all about engineering, work together to design different bridges, and examine their structure and form. A recording of the program will be available after the program if individuals are not able to tune into the live session. 


Start Times

10:00 A.M. Let's Build a Bridge (Recommended Pre-K - Second Grade)
11:00 A.M. Let's Engineer a Bridge (Recommended Third - Sixth Grade)


All STEM sessions are open to the public. These sessions are most appropriate for children in Pre-K through sixth grade. Kits are $5 each. Each kit has the materials for one participant. Please purchase one kit per child.

What does the kit include?

The kit will include all materials to complete the activity.  If you do not pre-register for a kit, you can collect and assemble your own!  Please see the supply list linked below. All Kits will arrive via mail in mid-February.


 Supply List!

Where do I view the programs?

The workshops will be streamed, recorded, and saved on Whitaker Center's Youtube Channel. An email will be sent to you ahead of the program with all of the details.


Watch Dream Big: Engineering Our World! after your virtual workshop.

Learn more about how engineers shape our lives by viewing Dream Big: Engineering Our World! This fan-favorite documentary follows engineers around the globe as they solve problems both big and small. Their first-hand stories of human ingenuity and innovation prove that anyone—even you!—can be an engineer.


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