Introduction to Engineering

Students from across the Engineering Departments at MSU explain how their degree will create solutions for the 14 Grand Challenges described by the National Academy of Engineers.

Choose from a variety of activies with video and worksheets below!


Superhero Biomechanics-ASB

biomech lab
Learn how landing like a superhero can be hard on your knees


Build a Piston- CSC

Logo CSC
Learn how engine pistons and crankshafts work and build a model out of cardboard


Lava Lamp-AIChE

lava lamp

Create a lava lamp and learn about density and polarity


Ketchup Catastrophe-ASHRAE

ketchup bottle

Learn how pressure influences fluid flow


Water Filtration-EWB

Undergraduate student helps elementary student filter water

Learn how to make your own water filter