Seventh-day Adventist® Church

Adventist Youth in the United Kingdom and Ireland


e-Club Engineering Honour

Engineering e-Honour

Category: Vocational




  1. What is engineering?
  2. Define the following four branches of engineering.
    1. Chemical engineering
    2. Electrical engineering
    3. Civil engineering
    4. Mechanical engineering
  3. Identify and define at least 15 additional disciplines of engineering.
    1. Aerospace engineering
    2. Optical engineering
    3. Computer engineering
    4. Material engineering
    5. Process engineering
    6. Environmental engineering
    7. Structural engineering
    8. Power engineering
    9. Acoustical engineering
    10. Transport engineering
    11. Nuclear engineering
    12. Industrial engineering
    13. Biological engineering
    14. Textile engineering
    15. Energy engineering
  4. Explain the general responsibilities of an engineer.
  5. Discuss what type education is required for a career in engineering.
  6. How has the discipline of engineering contributed to society?
  7. On your own or with a group, develop a chart board that outlines a brief history of a famous engineer, highlighting their contributions to society. Prepare and give an oral presentation on your findings.
  8. Read Genesis 6. Discuss the biblical context of this chapter drawing comparisons to the field of engineering.
  9. Identify four specific biblical engineering marvels that illustrate the art and importance of engineering.
  10. Define the following terms as it relates to the engineering discipline.
    1. CAD (Computer Aided Design)
    2. Simulation
    3. Rendering
    4. Steady state
    5. Constraint.
  11. What is reverse engineering?
  12. Give a real world example where reverse engineering is useful.
  13. On your own or with a group, complete one of the following engineering projects OR a project at your skill level,
    1. Build a paper plane trimming and making adjustments for better flight.
    2. Build a compass using a box, a nail and a magnet.
    3. Build a miniature dam using popsicle sticks and rocks.


We suggest that if there are any presentation elements for the requirements you record a video of yourself and include it with your written assessment in your folder.  Your director will check all your work when your club resumes. If all is present and correct, your director can then decide if you may be awarded your honour.

Finished all your requirements?  Complete this form online, print off the confirmation and include in your club folder.

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