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24th February, 2013
Channel your child's inner engineer at NUI Galway's upcoming Engineer's Week.

Building a new generation

Channel your child's inner engineer at NUI Galway's upcoming Engineer's Week. There will be puppets and Lego-builds for pre-schoolers, an Airmazing interactive engineer show for primary school pupils and a two-day 'Youth Enterprise Ideation Camp' for transition year students. Here, students attempt to solve real-world challenges using technology.

Highlights include a K'Nex Bridge Building Contest, an eco-house design challenge, a renewable energy demonstration station, water treatment experiments and Robotics and much...

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