NDSU Distance & Continuing Education (DCE)

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Course Descriptions

2012 Vehicle Engineering

For students 1st - 3rd Grades click here
For students 4th - 8th Grades


Students will  build up to 13 different motorized vehicles capped off with a final project using our unique LEGO┬« kits.  Vehicles include everyday vehicles, concept cars, construction machines and more.

Concepts learned:

  • Basic engineering principles
  • Gearing and gear ratios
  • Electric motors and energy
  • Problem solving
  • Forces in motion
  • Communication skills