Build the Future - Intro Video

Build the Future - Intro Video

Enjoy this short, dynamic video about the world of engineers and engineering. Build the future -- be an engineer!


K, 1 - 12


Biology, Earth Science, Astronomy, Meteorology, Oceanography, Engineering

This 3½-minute, fast-paced video highlights the diversity of engineering—and the people who call themselves engineers. Far from the common stereotype of engineers as people who sit behind desks, we see the reality of engineering work in the field, and we get a glimpse of the passion engineers have for their work.

This video will help students recognize that:

  • Engineers are explorers.
  • Engineers are inventors.
  • Engineers are discoverers.
  • Engineers are game-changers.
  • Engineers build the future.
Media Credits

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Amy Pallant, Principal Investigator, The Concord Consortium, The Concord Consortium
Proof Integrated Communications
Jennifer Shoemaker, National Geographic Society
Elaine Larson, National Geographic Society
Jeannie Evers, Emdash Editing, Emdash Editing
Jennifer Shoemaker, National Geographic Society
Jennifer Shoemaker, National Geographic Society
Expert Reviewer
Dr. Mark Chandler, Associate Research Scientist, Goddard Institute for Space Sciences (GISS)/Center for Climate Systems Research (CCSR) at Columbia University, Columbia University
Funded by
Lockheed Martin
Jennifer Shoemaker, National Geographic Society
Last Updated

October 19, 2023

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