Lesson focuses on issues civil engineers face, including critical load and how to reinforce the design of a structure to hold more weight.
Lesson focuses on the concept of force and the use of pulleys to reduce required force.
Lesson focuses on how software engineers design computer games and other software. Student teams work together to develop a simple computer program using free software that is available in multiple languages.
Lesson focuses on how computerized barcodes have improved efficiency in product distribution; explores the barcoding process and engineering design.
Develop a robot arm using common materials. Students will explore design, construction, teamwork, and materials selection and use.
Lesson focuses on solar panel design, and its application in the standard calculator. It explores how both solar panels and calculators operate and explores simple circuits using solar power.
Lesson focuses on the engineering and operation of artificial heart valves, and the interface between man and machine.
Demonstrate how product design differences can affect the success of a final product -- in this case a bag for holding candy. Students work in pairs to evaluate, design, and build a better candy bag.
Lesson focuses on how plastics of all sorts have been engineered in to everyday products over the past century, with emphasis on materials selection and engineering.
Lesson focuses on the engineering of adaptive or assistive devices, such as prosthetic devices, wheelchairs, eyeglasses, grab bars, hearing aids, lifts, or braces.

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