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Telescoping Periscope

Students explore how devices -- such as the periscope -- have evolved over time to meet societal needs.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Light and Heat, Properties of Materials

Conveyor Engineering

Students explore how engineers have solved societal problems to move goods, materials, and people using conveyor systems.

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Try Your Hand at Nano

Students explore nanotechnology through a measurement and temperature exercise involving liquid crystals.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 11

CATEGORIES:

Properties of Materials, Structure of Matter, Technology

Planting with Precision

Students explore how engineers have increased the effectiveness and efficiency of planting seeds.

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Folding Matters

Students explore how the folding of materials is sometimes critical to the functionality or shipment of a product.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Properties of Materials, Technology

Blast Off!

Students explore how engineers have developed rocketships over the years, and learn about the principals of rocketry.

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AGE LEVELS:

14 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Motion and Forces

Get It Write

Students work in teams to design and build a functional "pen" out of everyday materials that can deliver washable liquid watercolor (ink) to a sheet of paper in a controlled manner.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Properties of Materials

Stop And Go

Students explore how engineers redesigned or re-engineered the traffic signal over time to enhance its functionality.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Technology

Be A Scanning Probe Microscope

Students explore how equipment developed by engineers allows us to "see" at the nanoscale.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 14

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Structure of Matter, Technology

Pendulum Time

Students explore how the pendulum clock has proved to be a very accurate way of measuring time over the centuries. Students work in teams to build their own pendulum clock out of everyday items.

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