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Engineering in our daily lives

Engineers design and build everything from skyscrapers to robots. They also work in the virtual world, creating new video games and advanced technologies. They keep us healthy by cleaning our water and creating medical machinery.

Engineers need to understand how the world works; that way they can improve their environment by creating machines and designing new ways of doing things. 

Engineering is a big part of the world around us. Many activities and gadgets that we see on a daily basis were worked on by engineers.

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Engineering as a career

For more information on the type of work engineers do, visit the Careers section.