- Engineers solve practical problems by applying mathematical and scientific knowledge.
- The word engineer comes from a Latin word meaning ‘cleverness’.
- Learn about different types of engineering jobs such as civil, mechanical and electrical with our engineering job facts.
- As of 2010, the tallest building in the world is the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, UAE. It reaches an incredible 828 metres (2717 feet) in height. Check out more building facts or our list of the tallest buildings in the world.
- The Great Pyramid of Giza is the oldest of the Ancient Wonders of the World and the last one that remains largely intact. Enjoy more pyramid facts or learn about the Ancient Egyptian pyramids.
from Science Kids – Engineering Facts