...is to provide a fun and exciting educational engineering program for sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students that combines a stimulating engineering challenge with a "hands-on" application to present their vision of a city of the future. Participation in this competition: fosters engineering skills, such as teamwork, communication and problem solving skills; provides interaction among students, teachers, and engineer mentors; informs the community about the multi-disciplines within the engineering profession; inspires students to explore futuristic concepts and careers in engineering. Participants develop problem-solving skills, team work, research and presentation skills, practical mathematical and science application skills, computer skills and encourages a team-based approach by requiring all members to have an important role necessary for the completion of the project.
2011-2012 Future City Mentor Workshops
Getting Started with your Team Recorded here http://bit.ly/BMFC10152012r
Nov 5th, 12:00 CST Essay and Virtual City Tips Sign up here http://bit.ly/BMFC112012
Dec 3rd, 12:00 CST Scale Model Tips and Tricks Sign up here http://bit.ly/BMFC122012
Jan 14th, 12:00 CST Presentation Readiness Sign up here http://bit.ly/BMFC012013
Also, the past National Engineer's Week Future City Competition Webinar links:
* ReThink Runoff Webinar (2012) Recording<http://bit.ly/SU6wXU>
* Fuel Your Future Webinar (2011) Recording<http://bit.ly/FuelYourFuture>
Question: Can my team still register for CTX FCC?
Answer: Due to Hurricane Sandy, we have extended the registration deadline until Friday, November 9, 2012.
IS EXTREME WEATHER BECOMING THE NEW NORMAL?
DROUGHT/DELUGE CYCLES LEAD TO... more
The Central Texas Future City Committee is very excited to announce the new topic for this year's competition, and it is SOO pertinent to Texas - Water and wastewater management - to be specific... more