Wanted: Engineers for our Cabo Verde Tenth Island Project Intern Program

Cabo Verde Tenth Island Project Job Lists for Student Backpack Scientists

Engineering:  Intern Jobs


  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Construction Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Aerospace Engineering


The teachers, scientists, and community advisors are looking for students that are willing to write stories, conduct research, create audio and video podcasts, short videos, create illustration, have audio conversations, write and present papers, create Power Point presentations, create paintings, drawings and illustrations, conduct research, conduct interviews, conduct investigative research, use augmented reality software, virtual reality software, gamming software, virtual reality software and any form of creative expression to assist our STEM team.   


Goal:  We are using the uninhabited island of Santa Luzia, Cape Verde as our virtual science lab.  We need to build a city, science lab, housing units, harbors, a science sailing ship, farms and gardens to grow food, energy plants, wind farms, and anything necessary for our teams to work and live on Santa Luzia, Cape Verde.


We want to hear your creative ideas?  What do we need to do to create the worlds most perfect science center on an uninhabited island?


The following STEM projects and job are listed in the hopes that they will spark your creativity.


Comments: Suprschool@aol.com

Engineering Department Conversations for Kids Talk Radio Science


  • What is an engineering design algorithm?
  • What makes engineers different from scientists?
  • Create a podcast pointing out the difference between digital and analog.
  • What can you tell us about the mathematics and engineering that gave birth to the digital age?
  • Talk about how the transistor replaced the vacuum tube?
  • What are bits and why are they so important?
  • Start a conversation about Moore’s Law and the Future Growth of Technology.
  • Create a podcast explain the mathematics of Moore’s law.
  • Help our audience to understand the units of modern technology. (“mega” “goga” “ peta” and “femto”.
  • How has technology changed the music industry?
  • How is music made from sines and cosines?
  • Talk to our audience about music, sounds and signals.
  • Talk about the speed of sound in an audio podcast.
  • What can you tell us about microphones?
  • How can we use mathematics to create a signal?
  • Teach our class about pitch, frequency and periodic signals
  • Help our audience to be able to find the frequency of a periodic signal from its plot.
  • How can we make music from sines and cosines?
  • How do engineers use MIDI to specify information?
  • How do we make music with more than one note at a time?
  • Explain how engineers create digital images.
  • What is the basic idea behind digital imaging?
  • What is computer animation?
  • What can you tell our group about robot vision and navigation control?
  • What can you tell us about medical imaging systems?
  • What are the components of digital imaging system?
  • How many bits are in a pixel and how many pixels are in an image?
  • When talking about digital images explain sampling and quantization of color images.
  • What can you tell us about computer graphics and special effects used in movies?
  • What is morphing and how does it work?
  • Talk about how engineers understand images from robot eyes.
  • How can engineers design simple vision systems?
  • How would an engineer design and object counter?
  • How would an engineer design a motion detector?
  • How can our student backpack engineers design a blue-screen chromakey system?
  • What is ASCII Code?
  • What is quantization?
  • What are the four classes of coding methods? (formatting, compression, error correction, and encryption)
  • How would an engineer design a simple formatting codebook?
  • How do engineers design formatting codes for the time on a digital clocks.
  • How would you design formatting codes for the date of a digital clock?
  • Why do we need compression?
  • What can you tell us about how engineers use coding information for storage and secrecy?
  • What is a computer network?
  • What is the origin of the Internet?
  • How was the Internet built?
  • How are engineer’s society’s problem solvers?
  • How are engineering and science different?
  • What do engineers do?
  • What science and math do you need to know to become an engineer?
  • What can you teach our group about robotics?
  • What can you teach our group about C++ programming?
  • What can you teach our group about the Microsoft Robotics software?
  • What have you do with robots in the past?
  • What are you planning do do with robots in the future?

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