Engineering at home

Live demonstration with Dr Kiara Bruggeman

Engineering is everywhere. This fun session will introduce fundamental engineering concepts using everyday materials.

This is a live demonstration, where you can watch an engineer in action.

If you would like to follow along and try this engineering activity at home, you will need the following materials in advance:
  • dry sand
  • weatherproof shoe spray
  • baking paper - 50cm


  • Dr Kiara Bruggeman, Lecturer, College of Engineering and Computer Science


Note: the event date and time listed are in AEST (local time in Canberra, Australia).


Plan your Virtual Open Week

Experience The Australian National University (ANU) during Virtual Open Week, from 22-28 August 2020. Discover how you can make a real impact with engineering, computing, and technology. Meet our students, academic conveners, and program advisers.

We'll present a full program of activities, so plan your week to ensure you don't miss out.

Learn more: ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science at Virtual Open Week

Date & time

2.30–3.30pm 25 Aug 2020


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