National Engineering and Geoscience Month (NEGM)

National Engineering and Geoscience Month (NEGM) kicks off on March 1, 2019. Join in the excitement as engineer and geoscientist volunteers host community events that aim to inspire youth about science. This initiative is an opportunity to highlight the ways engineering and geoscience build our communities and our economy, and a chance to encourage kids of all ages to explore the dynamic career opportunities in these professions. This year, we’re focusing our messaging on the particular importance of engaging girls and young women, and our ongoing efforts to achieve 30x30.

Throughout March, Engineers and Geoscientists BC invites you and your family to participate in local community events that teach kids about science principles in a fun and educational way. Events include the Engineers and Geoscientists BC Science Games, Dig Day at the Britannia Mine Museum, popsicle stick bridge building competitions, and many other activities around BC.

We are also launching an advertising campaign that promotes engineering and geoscience professions to families through fun "Did You Know" facts. The ads can be found in The Vancouver Sun's newspaper—print and online—throughout March.

Considering a career in engineering and geoscience opens up a world of possibilities for students in BC, and across Canada. Join us as we celebrate science, exploration, and discovery all month long. 

Events and Activities

Branch Events

In celebration of NEGM, Engineers and Geoscientists BC branches have organized events at different locations across BC. Find out which events are happening in your community.

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DIG Day!

Delve into geoscience with DIG Day! Engineers and Geoscientists BC has partnered with the Britannia Mine Museum for this fun and educational event. Bring your friends and family to the museum on Saturday, March 16, from 11:30 AM–3:00 PM.

Show your Engineers and Geoscientists BC member card (digital or printed) and receive a $5 discount on your admission or a $10 discount on a family admission package (2 adults and 3 children).

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Drawing Contest

Think like an engineer or geoscientist and you can win a Chapters gift card! Contest opens March 1, 2019.

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Science Games

At the Science Games, students in Grades 1—6 explore the principles and theories of science first hand through fun games and challenges. See the winning teams and find out how you can join next year.

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Other Fun Things

From Popsicle Sticks to EIT

Learn how Christina Noël, EIT started her career on glue and popsicle sticks.

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Cool Links for Kids

Want to learn about the top engineering feats of the 20th Century, play some online engineering and geoscience games, and more? Check out our cool links for kids page!

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ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN

There’s no shortage of information when it comes to engineering and geoscience. Find out what we’re featuring in our advertising campaign that focuses on fun "Did You Know" facts. The ads can be found in The Vancouver Sun—print and online—throughout March.

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Discover engineering

Do you know someone who's interested in learning more about engineering? Introduce them to Discover Engineering, where they can learn what's possible in this diverse and dynamic profession.

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engagement and MEDIA COVERAGE

Our campaign has successfully generated the following engagement opportunities and media coverage: