Problem solving is a key aspect of engineering. With each problem that is discovered, there is a greater need to create using inventive shapes, materials and ideas. Join us for this event as we investigate existing engineering problems and use our creativity and design skills to find innovative and unique ways to solve them. Using the engineering design cycle, we will build and test awesome projects that help us explore the strength of different shapes and materials. This event is open to all girls in grade 8. We have an inclusive view of the word ‘girl’ and we welcome trans*, genderqueer and non-binary folks interested in these workshops. The health and safety of our participants, staff, and of everyone in our community is of priority here at Geering Up. We are continuing to follow the BC Centre for Disease Control and UBC's guidelines in regards to Covid-19 safety and we will notify you in case of any updates impacting these events.