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Shaping tomorrow's engineers

Design engineering is an exciting and rewarding career. Our free resources help students use their hands and their heads to solve real-world problems. Just like Dyson engineers.

Three students and a teacher examining a Dyson vacuum cleaner

The US needs to produce approximately one million more science, engineering, and math professionals over the next decade. But, to inspire the engineers of tomorrow, we need to show young people that engineering is relevant - and exciting. Our free resources do just that. 

Two young boys with their prototype made from cardboard and Dyson vacuum cleaner parts.

Design Process Curriculum

For elementary schools

The Design Process Curriculum introduces elementary school students to product design, challenging them to find inspiration in everyday objects and use it to develop ideas and solve problems.

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Two female students taking apart a Dyson vacuum cleaner head with a screwdriver.

Engineering Curriculum

For High Schools

Designed for high schools, the Engineering Curriculum introduces students to engineering through Dyson technology. Developing their own problem solving designs, students are challenged to start thinking like engineers.

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A selection of James Dyson Foundation challenge cards including Marble run, underwater volcano, balloon car race and floating paper clip.

Challenge Cards

Are you ready for a challenge?

These science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) challenges are ideal for home or in the classroom. Designed by Dyson engineers, they challenge curious minds and encourage hands-on experimentation.

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Sir Frank Whittle with a jet engine

Engineering Icons


From the Whittle engine to the humble zipper these are some of the designs and designers who inspire us to keep thinking differently.

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Ann-Marie, a Dyson Design Engineer.

Engineer stories

What's it like to be an engineer?

Hear Dyson engineers talk about how they got into engineering and what they do day-to-day.

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