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  • Design Challenges

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    Two girls at Design Challenges drop-in activity
  • © Matthew Modoono

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Design Challenges

Participate in a hands-on activity to learn all about the engineering design cycle. By designing, building, and testing a prototype solution to a given problem, students and visitors have a fun and engaging experience with engineering and innovation processes.

Visit the Design Challenges website to play the "Aviary Architect" game and to learn more about the program.

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Approximately 20 minutes long

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Blue Wing, Level 1

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Recommended for

Grades 4 – 10

Free with Exhibit Halls admission


  • American Sign Language Interpretation Available Upon Request
  • Multisensory Interactives
  • Staffed Area
  • Wheelchair Accessible