Engineer a Better World
Discover and explore the incredible world of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). Delve into the wonders of these subjects with our fun, free campaigns, competitions and engaging activities for children aged 4 to 13 years.
Out of this world football - introducing our Moon United winners
Football is the most popular sport on the planet. But what happens when humans eventually swap Earth-living for out-of-space accommodation? With the 2025 Lunar mission making space habitation one step closer and all eyes on the Women's World cup and the Lionesses over the summer, we wanted to find out just how feasible it would be to take the beautiful game to space and whether there’s a future for Lunar Football. Pretty cool, right?
Working with engineers to realistically imagine what Lunar football may look like, and how it could be played – we then needed a kit. So, we challenged children across the UK to design the first ever home and away kits for our Lunar team: Moon United!
After receiving over 500 entries, seven-year-old Ishaani and thirteen-year-old Erim have been announced as our winners!
Kids fun football and space themed resources for all ages
We recently ran our Moon United competition - did it inspire you ?
We’ve put together a collection of fun, free downloadable activities for children, whether at home or at school. From creating a foldable football goal to designing an astronauts menu and even growing grass on the Moon – there’s something for everyone!
Engineering: exciting, creative, rewarding.
The variety of exciting, creative and stimulating careers in modern engineering is vast but not enough young people are becoming engineers.
What we do
Our Engineer a Better World competition and campaigns for children aged 4 to 3 support our ongoing ambition to inspire the next generation of engineers through the world of STEM, challenge outdated perceptions associated with these sectors, and help raise awareness about the fantastic, creative, and exciting careers available in the engineering industry.
Find out more about the breadth of engineering careers available
Why is engineering awesome?
Find our how awesome engineers really are!
Iona went to meet Roma, a structural engineer to talk about her career and wobbly bridges.
Engineering behind the i360
Sahir went to meet John, an engineer at Jacobs Engineering Group, to talk about his career and his work on the British Airways i360.
Engineering at Land Rover BAR
Ollie went to meet Katie Lawrence, at Land Rover BAR to talk about her role as a Performance Engineer.
Engineering and virtual reality
Daisy went to meet Ed, CEO of virtual reality company Curiscope to talk about his career and his work in virtual reality.
Engineering the space race
Grace went to meet Abbie, a spacecraft structures engineer at Airbus, to talk about her career and her work on the Mars Rover.