Engineering Encounters “Bridge Design Contest is an Internet-based competition that provides middle school and high school students with a realistic, engaging introduction to engineering. Engineering Encounters provides this contest as a service to education, and they help to ensure that thousands of students have access to the unique learning experiences through their program. This contest provides students with an opportunity to learn about engineering through a realistic, hands-on problem-solving experience. From this competition learn about the engineering design process-the application of math, science, and technology to create devices and systems that meet human needs.
Students love the software, and enjoy challenging themselves, using their creativity, and choosing the materials they use wisely, as well as getting to learn about Civil Engineering in the process.