University of Dayton School of Engineering

Save Max! (Grades 6-8)

Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Anatomy, Geology

The students’ challenge is to use supplies to create a life vest that will keep Max, the family dog who fell overboard, afloat. The vest must be able to be put on quickly and easily to save the dog. Students can only use the provided materials and must follow all time restrictions.

Project Files


Engineering Outreach for Middle School Students

Kettering Laboratories 565 
300 College Park 
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0254