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Impact Report

On January 19, 2019, 48 teams of 6th-8th graders competed at the regional Minnesota Future City Competition at Dakota County Technical College.

93% of students said through Future City they learned how engineering can be used to solve real problems in the world.

97% of students said they learned how cities work.

96% of students said they learned the importance of project planning.

61% of students said they would consider engineering as a career.

84% of students would recommend the Future City Competition to a friend.

We asked teachers about the exciting learning moments they saw.

We asked our volunteers (professionals in the engineering fields), how students demonstrated a knowledge of the engineering design process and project management.

We asked students what they learned about engineering and how cities run while participating in the Future City Competition.

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At the Future City Competition, students learn...

How to use engineering to solve real-world problems.

The skills needed for effective teamwork.

The importance of strong writing, public speaking, and creativity.