Fluid Power Action Challenge Engineering a Successful Future! The NFPA Fluid Power Action Challenge is a STEM competition designed to introduce science and engineering concepts to middle school students in a fun and exciting environment. Students begin by learning about the basics of hydraulics and pneumatics. They work in teams as they experiment and design their own unique machine and compete against their peers at a timed event! The Action Challenge gives students experience in hands-on learning, problem-solving, organization and perseverance. It introduces them to careers in the fluid power industry and creates an environment where failing is ok, because it’s the best way to learn and succeed. Teamwork, coordination & organization Getting Started Event Overview Timeline Cost Calculator Grants Getting Buy-in How it Works Coordinate Faciliate Judge Host a Challenge Action Challenge Resources Find a challenge!