How do children succeed?

With curiosity, creativity, and persistence.
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Build engineering design challenges using household objects, with the help of scientists and engineers.

80+ Design Challenges

developed by scientists and engineers.


featuring cutting-edge and exciting inventions.


that supports children to plan, build, test, redesign, and reflect.

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on children's inventions from scientists and engineers.

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