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  • IEEE 2010-2011 Student Video Competition


    This page announces an undergraduate-level contest to create 90-second videos aimed at a junior high audience that capture the contest theme (and "Changing the Conversation" message) "How engineers make a world of difference." $5,000 in prize money is awarded, and the videos of past winners are featured on the page.

    Resource Added: May 27, 2010

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  • Computer Engineering Barbie


    This press release for Computer Engineer Barbie describes what girls gain by choosing engineering: "Girls… just like engineers -- are free to explore infinite possibilities ... their dreams can go as far as their imaginations take them." By being engineers, it says, "women can design products that have an important and positive impact on people's everyday lives."

    Resource Added: October 14, 2010

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  • Aquaduct: Mobile Filtration Vehicle

    Specialized Bicycles

    This two-minute video about the winning entry in the "Innovate or Die" bike-hacking contest shows how the team engineered a bicycle to serve a new purpose: simultaneously transporting and filtering drinking water over long distances. The video demonstrates how engineering can help the "1.1 billion people [without] access to clean water" and "women [who] devote hours of labor to meet the basic needs of their families."

    Resource Added: October 18, 2010

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  • Engineering Superheroes!

    Engineering superheroes bring super ideas into being, for the betterment of us all. Nominate an outstanding engineering program. Recognize an everyday superhero who is making a better world.

    Resource Added: February 7, 2013

    Engineering Superheroes! 3MB, PDF
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  • eGFI: Top 10 Benefits of An Engineering Career


    This list includes reasons to choose engineering, telling the reader "you'll develop your ability to... solve problems," and have a chance to "benefit society," "protect public safety" and "think creatively."

    Resource Added: October 19, 2010

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  • Engineer Girl! Why Be An Engineer?

    Engineer Girl!

    This website aimed at middle school girls explains how engineering can lead to a satisfying career: "You'll have the power to make a difference! By becoming an engineer you can help solve problems that are important to society." Engineers, the site says, "solve problems" and "work everywhere," they're "involved in making all the wonders of the future a reality."

    Resource Added: October 19, 2010

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  • ACEC NY/National Engineers Week
    This billboard, seen in Syracuse, New York, tells motorists "Your Vision Can Change the World" alongside a photo of an engineer in the field looking through binoculars whose eyepieces show tall skyscrapers and a view of earth from space.

    Resource Added: November 17, 2010

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  • PE Magazine We Want You cover
    "We Want You" says the cover of the December 2011 PE Magazine and Uncle Sam is sporting a button with the tag line Engineers help shape the future.

    Resource Added: February 28, 2012

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  • Make a World of Difference

    University of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering brochure that uses engineering messages.

    Resource Added: January 31, 2013

    Make a World of Difference 20MB, PDF
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  • Guitar Girl Flyer

    A flyer from UC Boulder with a young woman playing an electric guitar. The flyer reads "Engineering: Because Dreams Need Doing" and invites people to a design expo, connecting engineering with fun entertainment devices.

    Resource Added: February 9, 2011

    Guitar Girl Flyer 592KB, PDF
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  • Chelsea Martinez Posted on March 23, 2018 by Chelsea Martinez
    This video emphasizes the broad skills that an engineering education imparts. Craig Barrett, Intel CEO: "Kids can get an engineering education and they can go do anything... be a lawyer... a businessman... a politician... but they'll know how to solve problems." DOE Secretary Steven Chu:"As a scientist or an engineer you will have the tools to do many wondrous things, that in large part, will help save the world."
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    Resource Added: March 23, 2018

    Latest Update: March 23, 2018

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  • This 2.5-minute video from the Entertainment Industries Council (EIC) features NCIS actress Pauley Perrette making a pitch for the importance of science, engineering, and technlogy.  It asks viewers to "imagine a world without engineers" and uses all four CTC messages.   ...
    Date: February 9, 2011

    Resource Added: February 10, 2011

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