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NEGM - Science & Engineering Fair With Popsicle Stick Bridge Competition
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Saturday, February 28, 2015
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Lansdowne Mall (North Entrance Large Atrium Beside Food Court) Richmond, BC
Look for the APEGBC Banner and the crowd!
FREE (except for those participating in the Popsicle Stick Bridge Competition; a $5 deposit is required and will be refunded upon your attendance).
Join us in an informative, fun-filled event aimed at promoting the science, and particularly engineering and geoscience professions in our community and to the youth. Let’s help the youth find their way to better serving the community by way of the APEGBC Richmond/Delta Branch's annual “
Engineering and Geoscience Fair with Popsicle Stick Bridge Competition
This event is part of National Engineering and Geoscience Month (NEGM); an annual celebration of engineering and geoscience across Canada. The goal of this event is to promote the awareness of the engineering and geoscience professions, showcase career choices and the many ways in which engineering and geoscience relate to our everyday life.
To achieve this goal, the Richmond/ Delta Branch of APEGBC has worked with academic, industry, and community organizations to bring this full-day, fun-filled event in the heart of Richmond - Lansdowne Mall. Rain or shine, we will be there. Come out with your family and friends and enjoy your day:
Community Science Show
Browse through the
engineering students' projects
Visit the information booths of
Learn about the works of
Engineering division of the City of Richmond
contests and competitions
Popsicle Stick Bridge
(read the details below), and
Learn more and win
Popsicle Stick Bridge Competition
The competition is designed for three age groups:
Grade 10 and under (1:00pm to 2:00pm),
Grade 11 and 12 (2:00pm to 3:00pm), and
Post-secondary students and others (3:00pm to 4:00pm).
To participate in this competition, working in a team or individually, you must contact Fardin Barekat (email:
; Phone: 778-833-2356) to obtain the instructions and materials (popsicle sticks, glue, and instructions and rules).
Only the bridges that are constructed with the materials obtained from Fardin and according the rules and instructions will be allowed to participate in the competition
Your bridge will be tested using a hydraulic jack coupled with load cells to destruction. The bridge that can carry the highest load would be chosen as the winner of the competition. The winners of each age group will be awarded with
NEGM 2015 Registration Form
: Register using the "
NEGM 2015 Registration Form
" document and read the
instructions for building your bridge
Everyone else can just show up and enjoy the event!
Registration is open to EVERYONE (members and non members). Please register by Friday, January 30, 2015.
Note: We are looking for volunteers to help us with the event. Please contact Vincent Wirasaputra by email:
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