Toys are a great way to learn about science, engineering and the design process. Sally Ride Science is giving students in grades five through eight the chance to step out of their classrooms and develop their engineering and design skills by creating their dream toy for the fifth annual TOYchallenge. The mission of this toy- and game-design competition is to motivate kids, especially girls, to get involved in engineering design. TOYchallenge 2007 will launch in the fall of 2006. To get started, teams must: find an adult coach (18 years of age, or older) and sign up...

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