For Immediate Release
National Engineering Week 2000
March 4 – March 11
Grande Prairie Science Nights
Edmonton – Students,
staff and families of Aspen Grove and Avondale Schools will join the
Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists
of Alberta (APEGGA) in celebrating National Engineering Week (NEW) 2000.
Grande Prairie engineers and geoscientists have planned two evenings
of fun, with hands-on science activities and demonstrations.
Monday, March 6
Thursday, March 9
Schools across the province have also invited to participate in a hands-on challenge as part of NEW 2000. Local engineers and geoscientists will be at Montrose School, Friday, March 17 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., judging Popsicle stick pillars built by students as part of the challenge.
National Engineering Week is an annual public awareness event organized by the Canadian Council of Professional Engineers, Engineering Institute of Canada, Association of Consulting Engineers of Canada, Canadian Academy of Engineering, and provincial engineering and geoscience associations. In Alberta, APEGGA organizes and sponsors events to promote engineering and the geosciences as interesting and rewarding careers, and generate awareness of its members’ contributions to Alberta’s economy.
APEGGA and its 33,000 members are committed to promoting the role science and technology plays in the lives of Albertans, particularly the contributions of engineers and geoscientists.
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