Learn to be an engineer on Saturday at the Thinkery

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into this Ben Villalpando, who is making things at The Thinkery.
Ben Villalpando does his own engineering at the Thinkery over winter break. Nicole Villalpando/American-Statesman Staff

Ben Villalpando does his own engineering at the Thinkery over winter break.
Nicole Villalpando/American-Statesman Staff

This Saturday, engineering professionals and students will lead activities including making a delta winged flyer, making a catapult and making a super golf tower as part of Engineers Day. It’s all about getting young kids minds working on solving problems in fun way. It’s the E in STEM learning that we’re all trying to promote.

Engineers Day is sponsored by the Austin Branch of the American Society of Civil Engineers and the Austin Intellectual Property Law Association. Additional support from the Greater Austin Contractors & Engineers Association, Baer Engineering, Hayward Baker, MWM Design Group and SAM Inc.

The first 400 kids get in free, so come early.

10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave. thinkeryaustin.org.


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