Physical

Physical engineers come up with solutions to contemporary problems in the physical and life sciences by applying fundamental principles.

What is Physical Engineering?

Invention: The first engineer known by name and achievement is Imhotep, builder of the Step Pyramid in Egypt.

Principles: Ideas, rules, and/or concepts need to be kept in mind when solving problems.

Taking it into a career:

  • Competitive wages
  • Ongoing career development resources
  • The opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects
  • Meaningful projects that solve problems

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*Minecraft® Redstone Engineers (ages 9-11)

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Activate your skills and take your Minecraft structures to the next level. Become a true Redstone engineer by constructing your own carnival with a va...

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*Minecraft® Redstone Engineers (ages 11-14)

Omaha, NE

Expand your Redstone knowledge by constructing your own carnival with a variety of mini-games, roller coasters and attractions powered by Redstone.

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STEAM Lab Summer Camp

Omaha, NE

Grades: K-6 Dates: STEAM Lab is offered twice, both sessions are identical Session 1: June 20-24 Session 2: July 11-15 Time: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm...

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Air Traffic Control Camp (ages 13-17)

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We have a cleared landing for a brand-new program, where students will get to learn how to become an Air Traffic Controller from an actual Eppley Airp...

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Example Careers

Engineering Physicist

Education Requirements
A Master's degree

Average Salary
115K-118K


They focus on the use of physics when analyzing and evaluating engineering problems. They are key players with computational physics, superconductivity, applied thermodynamics, how materials react in high and low temperature, and space science research.

Engineering Scientist

Education Requirements
A Bachelor's degree, some have a Master's degree

Average Salary
100K-102K


They research, develop, and design new materials, devices, sensors, and processes for a diverse range of applications.

Career salary data provided by: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook handbook and O*NET OnLine.

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