The Future City Competition invites seventh- and eighth-grade students--working in teams of three under the guidance of a teacher and engineer--to design a city of tomorrow, first on computer and then in large, three-dimensional scale models. Beginning at the school level, and then in regional competitions across the United States, the student teams vie for a chance to win a free trip to Washington for the national finals.
2002 National Engineers Week Future City Competition
June 25, 2001
Engineer mentors who volunteer for the 2002 National Engineers Week Future City Competition will help introduce a new generation of young people to the essence of engineering At the same time, they’ll be sharing that message with a much larger audience, as schools, teachers, parents, businesses, and local and national media get involved with this increasingly popular educational effort.