The Army Educational Outreach Program Teams up with Future Engineers to Launch a 3D Pin Design Challenge to Celebrate and Honor Veterans
The challenge encourages students to apply principles of 3D design and engineering to design pins while showing their appreciation for veterans
Launching today, the “We <3 Veterans Pin Design” challenge invites fourth to eighth grade students to create a digital 3D model of a wearable pin to be 3D printed and distributed to
“Creative and engaging STEM activities, like the 'We <3 Veterans Pin Design' challenge, give students the opportunity to apply STEM concepts in meaningful ways. These experiences spark genuine interest and encourage students to continue exploring a potential future in STEM,”
“At Future Engineers, we strive to develop challenges alongside mission-aligned partners with the goal of inspiring the next generation of innovators. With the 'We <3 Veterans Pin Design' challenge, we hope we can reach students across the country and engage them in STEM in ways that are not only accessible but also fun,”
The competition entries will be reviewed by volunteer judges which will include
About the Army Educational Outreach Program
The Army Educational Outreach Program (AEOP)is comprised of Army-sponsored research, education, competitions, internships and practical experiences designed to engage and guide students as well as teachers in STEM. From elementary school through graduate school, students of all proficiency levels, interests, ethnic, economic and academic backgrounds are encouraged to participate in real-world experiences involving these important disciplines. The Army is committed to increasing the STEM talent pool in order to ensure our national security and global competitiveness. For more information on AEOP, visit www.usaeop.com. Follow AEOP on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn.
Every day, the people of Battelle apply science and technology to solving what matters most. At major technology centers and national laboratories around the world, Battelle conducts research and development, designs and manufactures products, and delivers critical services for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in
About Future Engineers
Future Engineers hosts online contests and challenges for K-12 students. Previous challenges have helped produce historic achievements – from naming NASA’s Perseverance rover to manufacturing the first student-designed 3D print in space. All challenges are offered free for student and classroom participation. For more information, visit www.futureengineers.org.
Source: Army Educational Outreach Program (AEOP)