Engineering Design Challenge: Oil Spill  | Grades 5-8

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Engineering Design Challenge: Oil Spill | Grades 5-8

For Students in Grades 5-8

When and where

Date and time

Location

Van Andel Institute for Education 216 Division Avenue North Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Map and directions

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event
Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

About this event

  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Mobile eTicket

A catastrophe has struck Grand Rapids! An oil pipeline burst and is leaking oil into the Grand

River, impacting both humans and wildlife. Use creative and critical thinking skills to stop the

leak, clean up the oil spill, and care for the affected animals.

Some of the guided activities include:

  • Understand the dangers of oil and other pollutants that can contaminate our water.
  • Design a way to stop an oil pipeline from leaking oil into the Grand River!
  • Build devices to help clean oil from the water, to help protect our water sources.

Refund Policy:

  • Full refunds will be given if requested more than 7 days before the start date of your event.
  • Partial refunds (50% tuition) will be given if requested 7 days or less before the start date of your event.