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Welcome to the Cradle of Aviation Museum's exhilarating STEAM competitions for students!

Immerse yourself in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics through our captivating contests to spark creativity, innovation, and teamwork.

Join us in the heart-pounding 'Egg-Drop' challenge, where students engineer contraptions to protect fragile eggs from gravity's grasp. Harness the power of the wind in the electrifying 'KidWind' competition, where imagination takes flight as young minds craft and test wind turbines. And don't miss the awe-inspiring 'Future World City Showcase', a platform for budding architects and visionaries to construct the cities of tomorrow.

These mind-expanding competitions are just a $5 add-on per student alongside museum admission, offering an unforgettable opportunity to learn, compete, and be inspired.

Unleash your potential and be a part of shaping the future – only at the Cradle of Aviation museum.

Call 516-572-4029 for more details.

2024 Competitions

Egg-Drop Challenge - Thursday, April 18 - Get ready to crack this "egg-citing challenge!"  Students will test their engineering skills by building a device to protect a raw egg from thrilling falls at different heights. Check out the attached documents for more info!