Mechanical Engineering MS

Mechanical Engineering MS

Academic Level

Middle School





# Theme


Build a Mousetrap Vehicle - Track required distance is 12 feet

# Description

Participants design and build a mechanical device to solve the problem statement for the identified theme. Through device functionality, presentation, and documentation, the team members demonstrate their knowledge of mechanical engineering and the application of their research as a design element or inspiration for their mechanical device, while observing the annual theme. Teams demonstrate and promote their work in a timed presentation.

Careers associated
  • Mechanical Engineer

  • Multimedia Designer

  • Product Designer

  • Small Business Owner

# Oklahoma Eligibility

Two (2) teams of three to six (3-6) members per chapter

# State Competition Information

Mousetrap cars will be run on a low-pile carpeted surface.

# Coordinators

Darin Messerli

Event Coordinator

Paul Wollenberg

Event Manager