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Choose Your Challenge

Challenge 1: Animal-Proofing

Challenge 1: Animal-Proofing

How do you keep a camera safe from the jaws and paws of animals? Design, build, and test a camera that can withstand an attack from an animal.

Challenge 2: Eye in the Sky

Challenge 2: Eye in the Sky

How do you get a camera up high while you stay low? Design, build, and test a system that can raise a camera at least 10 feet in the air and get the camera back down safely.

Challenge 3: Wearable Power

Challenge 3: Wearable Power

How do you power electronics in the field? Design, build, and test a wearable way to generate 1 watt of electricity without the help of an electrical outlet.

See the results!

See some of the innovative solutions submitted by kids to the National Geographic Kids Engineering Exploration Challenge by watching our Google+ Hangout. Students discuss their solutions with National Geographic explorers and engineers.

Check out this video of the Hangout

Where Do I Start?

Use the engineering process to think through and successfully solve the challenges.