Address: P. O. Box 1166, Bettendorf, IA 52722
email: qcesc.org@gmail.com
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The Quad City Engineering and Science Council (QCESC) is in its 55th  year of operation as a non-profit, umbrella organization representing ~20 engineering, science and technical societies in the Quad City area with approximately 3,000 associated professional members. Our Mission is “To Promote and support engineering, science, and technical professionals and associated societies in Quad City Region and To Encourage and support students to study in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) related fields”. We are actively seeking new society members as well as additional corporate sponsors and donors to help support our mission. There is no fee to join.

We annually sponsor, promote and support events such as our QCESC Annual Banquet that recognizes STEM professionals and educators as well as awards scholarships to high school seniors, Society Reception for local Technical Society members, STEM Educator Night Outs, and Golf Classic Fundraiser. We also provides organization, judges and volunteers for the local STEM* activities for area Youth including: Bridge Building Day Camp and Battle of the Bridges competition, FIRST LEGO League (FLL) Kickoff & Qualifiers, FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) Kickoff & League Meets/Tournaments, QC Tech Challenge, Kids Engineering Camp, Trebuchet Egg Throw Contest, Cardboard Boat Race, Solar Car Workshop and more!

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PLTW - Project Lead The Way

We asked our 2016 Teachers of the Year to help us put together a list of super simple (and FUN!) STEM activities students can do over summer break. From experiencing virtual worlds to taking the ... See more

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Timeline Photos

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With NASA announcing the 12 new astronauts from the 18,000+ applicants, exciting to see Iowa native selected! ... See more

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2017 ASM Materials Day Camp Registration

2017 Materials Day Camp

Do you know a high school student interested in Engineering?

Who: For Students entering 10th-12th grade in Fall 2017

Dates: June 13-15, 2017

Time: 9:00-3:30

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Register on or before June 5th for this free Materials Camp to be held at Black Hawk Community College, Moline, IL, on June 13-15, 2017. Class size is limited to 18 sophomore, junior or senior year ... See more

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The Engineers of the Future Will Not Resemble the Engineers of the Past

http://spectrum.ieee.org/view-from-the-valley/at-work/education/the-engineers-of-the-future-will-not-resemble-the-engineers-of-the-past

It’s time for a new breed of engineer, former Stanford dean tells IEEE leaders and honorees at first IEEE Summit

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PrISUm Solar Car

SAVE THE DATE: June 20th! One hundred twenty Iowa State University students are putting the finishing touches on the world’s first Solar Utility Vehicle. Named “Penumbra,” this solar-assisted ... See more

It is our mission to build a practical solar car that changes the paradigm of transportation. In doing so, we strive to inspire future generations to pursue their passions through education.

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Annual scholarship | CGTrader.com

Each semester CGTrader challenges students to dig into the field of technology writing an essay on how innovative technologies are transforming our lives. So this semester the topic is: “The future ... See more

CGTrader is the largest 3D model marketplace backed by the strong designer community of more than 500k members. CGTrader was founded with the goal to ensure fair marketplace conditions for 3D ... See more

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Congratulations to Bettendorf High School Student Alex Vanausdeln, who is the recipient of our $1000 STEM scholarship for being the top scoring individual in this year's QC Tech Challenge. Bettendorf ... See more

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Code.org

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Getting Your Kids Excited About STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math -

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Introducing STEM concepts at a young age increases the chance that children will continue to be interested in these subjects throughout their lives.

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