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Learners will construct a structure in response to a design challenge.

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Shawn Fisher

Career Profiles

CEO and Co-Founder

I advance sustainable food production at the point of consumption by inventing smart farming appliances.
3D printed rectangular plastic device with channels running through it and holes where valves can be plugged in.

Scott Baker

Career Profiles

Mechanical Designer

I design physical parts and small machines and I create prototypes that we can quickly test.
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Mohamd Imad

Career Profiles

Vehicle System Diagnostics and Controls Calibration Specialist

I work with the electronics, wiring and software of super cool General Motors vehicles.
Spiral staircase

Designing with the Fibonacci Sequence

Hands-on Activities

Create a design that uses the Fibonacci sequence.

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Dong An (he/him)

Career Profiles

Electrical Engineer / Lead Analog Designer

I design semiconductor chips used on electronic devices.
Logan Oldstar Arcilla

Logan Oldstar Arcilla (he/him)

Career Profiles

General Manager, Robotics and Technology Programs

I develop robotics programs for Indigenous youth using the FIRST robotics model.
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Comfort Survival (she/her)

Career Profiles

User Experience (UX) Designer

My job is to understand user needs and pain points and create intuitive solutions.
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Desiree Newhook (she/her)

Career Profiles

Instructional Designer

I take hard-to-understand information and create simple and accessible learning experiences.
Bianka Labelle-Robert

Bianka Labelle-Robert

Career Profiles

Junior Outfit Engineer

I am responsible for the interior completion of ship compartments.
Engineers and architect looking at blueprints

Careers in Building and Design

Lessons

Students explore careers that involve designing and building structures and devices.

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Anne-Marie Mulumba

Career Profiles

User Experience Research Consultant

I work with organizations to help them better understand their customers and users of their products, so we can improve that experience for them.
Rover on the Moon

Can you design a rover that can survive on the moon?

Hands-on Activities

Design a lunar rover that can survive in the moon’s extreme environment.

Student presenting prototype

Design Thinking

Backgrounders

Learn about the Design Thinking process and how it can be used with students.

Illustration of an astronaut standing on a grey moon with a Canadian flag, with space and stars in the background

Canada Goes to the Moon!

Backgrounders

Learn about Canada’s new role in space exploration, what we plan to achieve on and around the Moon.

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Sydney Robinson

Career Profiles

Biomedical Engineer and Entrepreneur

I am an entrepreneur who used my engineering background to design a device that helps amputees do daily tasks in a more painless manner.