Civil Engineering Design Challenges

Build a Strong Honeycomb Structure

Build a honeycomb structure that is able to support a heavy textbook or more.

Build a Hydroelectric Waterwheel

Design a waterwheel that can generate electricity from the flow of water.

Engineer a Redwood Tree

Build a redwood tree that is taller than you and that can stand on its own.

Build an Edible Skyscraper

Create a bio-glue that holds together a graham cracker skyscraper.

Engineer a Skyscraper for the Wind

Build a skyscraper that stands strong in the wind and is at least 18 inches tall.

Build a Suspension Bridge

Build a suspension bridge that spans 10 inches and can hold at least 15 pennies!