2022 Future City Experience: Living on the Moon
The 2022 Future City Experience has concluded. Check out the recording of the Virtual Showcase here.
The 2022 theme is Living on the Moon. Teams will design a futuristic lunar city and provide examples of how the city uses two Moon resources to keep its residents safe and healthy.
Dates and deadlines
- Registration deadline: January 28, 2022
- Mentor training: February 2022
- Virtual kick-off and live Q&A event: February 2, 2022 (English) and February 9, 2022 (French)
- Virtual Showcase: May 11, 2022
Virtual kick-off and live Q&A event (English: February 2, 2022, and French: February 9, 2022)
Future City participants are invited to join the Future City Experience virtual panel discussion where you and your class will get a chance to meet engineers and science experts! Not only will your students learn more about engineering and how they can explore a career in STEM, they will also get specific tips from our panel of experts on things they need to think about as they design their cities.
The 2022 live Q&A events took place on February 2, 2022 (in English), and February 9, 2022 (in French). Check out the panellists who participated here.
Virtual Showcase (May 11, 2022)
The Showcase is the culmination of the Future City Experience. It's an opportunity for students to present their designs to a panel of engineering experts. It's an important part of the engineering experience! One group from each class is allowed to present at the Showcase. Participating groups will present their Future City models to a panel of engineering experts and receive live feedback. This virtual event will also include opportunities for ALL students and educators to learn from industry experts, explore interactive STEM outreach tools, and connect with others through interactive online learning games.
Here is a list of resources to support you and your students:
- Living on the Moon: Questions to Consider student handout
- Build Your City Model student handout
- City Model Slideshow template and Example Model Slideshow
- Future City Model Rubric
- Past Models in the Future City Gallery
- Living on the Moon Research Resources
- City Model Moving Parts
- City Presentation Tips