TryEngineering Summer Institute

An exciting ten day, on-campus engineering camp for high school students held at three premier universities across the United States in 2019.


TryEngineering Live: Hands-On Design Challenge – Rubber Band Racers


Date: Thursday, June 25, 2020

Time: 12:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time

Duration: 1 hour

TryEngineering Live: Hands-On Design Challenge is a new series from TryEngineering and the TryEngineering Summer Institute.  

In this series, we will be highlighting lesson plans from TryEngineering.org.

TryEngineering.org inspires the engineers of tomorrow and empowers educators to foster the next generation of technology innovators by making it easy to bring engineering into the classroom. 

With access to over 130 complete, low-cost lesson plans for students ages 5-18, integrating engineering concepts and cultivating engineering habits of mind couldn’t be easier. 

Each lesson plan is designed to be a complete roadmap that’s easy to follow and implement, no matter your familiarity with the topic, and to align with educational standards

This week’s challenge – Rubber Band Racers


Lynn Bowlby

Lynn Bowlby
Program Specialist Educational Outreach
IEEE Educational Activities

Dawna Schultz

Dawna Schultz
Senior STEM Outreach Education Manager
IEEE Educational Activities