The chapter had a booth at Future City’s October 13th event, presenting information on climate change and sea-level rise, focused on the event’s theme of building a resilient power grid.
The Future City® Competition is a hands-on, real-world learning experience formiddle school students to learn how engineers shape the world we live in today and tomorrow. Last year, Future City Philadelphia introduced over 600 middle school students at over 50 schools to the engineering profession. The Philadelphia Region is now in its 24th year of competition.
Over the past few years, the Future City Competition has won three national STEM program awards: US2020 STEM Mentoring Award for Most Innovative Hands-On Project (2017), Henry C. Turner Prize for Innovation in Construction 2016), and the UL (Underwriters Laboratories Inc.) Innovative Education Award Grand Prize Winner (2015).