About Mechanical Kits Ltd.
We are the originator and the supplier of kits for the National Fluid Power Association’s Fluid Power Challenge and the Canadian National Fluid Power Challenge. Mechanical Kits Ltd. supports the work of the NFPA Education and Technology Foundation by donating a royalty for every NFPA Challenge Event and NFPA Classroom kit sold.
We are also working with the Boy Scouts of America STEM project and have developed kits and curriculum activities for the initiative. Mechanical Kits Ltd. is also providing activities, support materials and kits for a proposed Hydraulics & Pneumatics Merit Badge.
About Stephen Rogers
Stephen Rogers, M.Ed., has taught for 15 years in all levels of school and 3 years in University. During this time he also worked with LEGO in Denmark developing curriculum for their Technic line and later as a Senior Curriculum Officer for the UK government. He emigrated to North America in 1990 and began a business supporting the development of STEM education. Since 2008 he has developed curriculum and materials for the Fluid Power Challenges in the US and Canada, a project that has grown to involve more than 2000 students in 9 states and 3 provinces