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DID YOU KNOW THAT…who created the slippery part of the water slide??!!

DID YOU KNOW THAT…A Civil Engineer created the slippery part of the water slide??!! A Civil Engineer designed a pumping system to circulate just the right amount of water to the flume. Without the right flow of water, there is no ride. Additionally, Civil Engineers have designed the slide to withstand the weight of people, the water, and even the force of the wind blowing on it.

DID YOU KNOW…The Ferris Wheel

DID YOU KNOW…The Ferris Wheel is considered one of the greatest engineering wonders in the world?!! The first Ferris Wheel was created by Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania engineer, George W. Ferris, in 1893. The wheel is supported by two 140-foot steel towers and connected by a 45-foot axle — the largest single piece of forged steel ever made at that time!!

DID YOU KNOW…

DID YOU KNOW…the word engineer comes from a Latin word meaning ‘cleverness’….

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