Travel around the world with your robot guide, Ovie. Visit explorers and photographers who need help solving challenges they are facing in the field.
On your mission, you'll help put a camera on a shark of the coast of South Africa, balance a trailer in Romania, and transport cameras across canyons. Using science and math is the key to solving these challenges.
Do you have what it takes to be an explorer?
Build hands-on solutions to real-world challenges that explorers face in the field in the Engineering Exploration Challenge.
Term Part of Speech Definition Encyclopedic Entry axle Noun
horizontal bar connecting wheels on a vehicle.
center of mass Noun
point where an object appears "balanced," where an outside force acting on the object acts as if the object were located at just that point.
to deform or misrepresent.
capacity to do work.
point where pushing forces and pulling forces are in balance.
power or energy that activates movement.
a general fact or rule expressed in letters and symbols.
study of the physical processes of the universe, especially the interaction of matter and energy.
seeming bending of light by liquids, solids, or gases.
rotating circular device used in a wide variety of tools and machinery.