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As an engineer, you can play a key role in getting kids excited about engineering. Research shows that few kids understand what engineering is yet, once they find out, many are hooked! Share your excitement and inspire a new generation of engineers with Design Squad:

Online Workshop

NASA and Design Squad show you how to lead hands-on engineering activities with kids and introduce them to the design process.

Working With Kids

Whether you're working with five or fifty kids, Design Squad has hands-on activities, facilitation tips, event signs, and more to make your program a success.

Promote Design Squad

Help us spread the word to engineers, educators, and kids across the countrywith our press materials, reproducible flyers, and linking information.

Training Info

Learn to lead a Design Squad event or workshop, work directly with kids, and train others. Use our slide show presentation, talking points, or check out our calendar of upcoming trainings.


Design Squad is partnering with engineering and education organizations to build a community committed to fostering a positive image of engineering. Find out who our partners are and how to join the campaign.