Welcome to the Edison Tech Center!

Technological innovation is a cornerstone of our society, and we celebrate the past, present, and future of engineering. We promote general awareness and appreciation for the role of engineers in elevating humankind, while encouraging the next generation to consider engineering as a career. We provide educational material online as well as the hands-on experience at our facility.

For over 13 years the ETC has operated as a 501(c)3 nonprofit located in the Mohawk and Hudson Valley region, one of the centers of North America's engineering legacy. About Us and open days and hours >

Bring Engineering into your Classroom:

See our online resources: webpages and videos useful for understanding how things electrical / mechanical things work and the history of engineering from the AC power grid to electric cars, to the electric light.

See our resources for teachers to learn about how you can apply our free online materials to your class, or how you can use our facility in Schenectady, NY.
Use our 160+ videos on our YouTube Channel to help illustrate concepts.

What's new at the Edison Tech Center:

New Videos

In the last month we have released new videos including: How a Coherer Works, Passive and Active Solar Architecture, How a Brushless DC Motor Works. See our YouTube channel for a full listing.

ETC Donates to Toys for Tots

The Edison Tech Center donated 108 electric train sets to the Toys for Tots program before Christmas. Simple electric toys like these can help cultivate a future interest in technical fields. See the news article: DailyGazette >

Improved Website: See our resources page to browse among improved and new web pages.

Electric City Bike Rescue

Get out your tools and put mechanical engineering to practice. The bike rescue operates at the Edison Tech Center each Thursday, repairing and restoring bikes for low income city residents.

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