Engineers are the makers and problem solvers of the modern world. Their ideas shape our technology, from molecules to machines to skyscrapers. Wherever human ingenuity is used to create something new, there’s a team of engineers behind it.
At Fairfax Collegiate, we help students learn about these engineers and what they do. Our courses are designed around hands-on activities and projects that give students an authentic chance to learn how things work and then redesign and build to the limits of their imagination.
Each of our courses represents a real field of engineering, as well as connecting to one or more of the four primary disciplines of engineering: mechanical, electrical, chemical, and civil.
Elementary and middle school is the perfect time for students to get involved in engineering, and here are a few reasons why: