BUTTE, Mont. -

May marks the end of the spring semester for Montana colleges and universities.

Montana Tech students and faculty will show off their know-how about some of the world's most challenging problems on Friday.

The Techxpo gives students a chance to share projects and learn more about what fellow classmates have accomplished over the year.

Students said getting to do hands on work helped them learn.

"It's just nice to see all the learning that we do inside the classroom come together and actually make a product instead of just theoretically work over and over again. It was really cool to actually work with a team make a concrete canoe or the steel bridge," Senior Civil Engineering student Rachel Gerhart said.

Gerhart said she competed with classmates in a concrete canoe contest recently and won 5th place.

Her group will be presenting their steel bridge during the Techxpo.

The Techxpo starts at 9 a.m. and will last until 2:30 p.m. at the HPER building on Montana Tech?s Campus.

The public is encouraged to come out and check out what students and faculty members have been working on.