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Recursion: Smaller Sibling Pyramids

Recursion, Iteration (Looping), and Concurrency.  In the first of two sessions (at most an hour each), students are asked to calculate a simple summation by themselves, based on a procedure they ar

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8 - 13

CATEGORIES:

Computing, Technology

Circuits and Boolean Expressions

Boolean logic is essential to understanding computer architecture. It is also useful in program construction and Artificial Intelligence.

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8 - 13

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Computing, Technology

AI Search: Lions and Gazelles

This is an introduction to Artificial Intelligence (AI) ‘state-space search.’ The entertaining story line provides necessary background justifying the classic rules.

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8 - 13

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Computing, Technology

Making Sense of Sensors

Students learn how instruments that measure humidity come in different designs and serve many purposes.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Technology, Weather

Radio Reception and Transmission

Students explore how advances in radio communications have impacted society. Students work in teams to build and test a working FM radio receiver and an FM transmitter.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Energy, Engineering Design, Properties of Materials, Technology

Choose Your Best Way

Students learn how to solve a real problem in computer with the help of discrete mathematic models.

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8 - 18

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Computing, Mathematical Applications, Technology

Search Engines

Students build search queries. They learn efficient method of retrieving information. Students compare different search engines.

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8 - 18

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Computing, Mathematical Applications, Technology

The Power of Graphene

Students explore nanotechnology and the material graphene in terms of its ability to conduct electricity.

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Life Vest Challenge

Students explore how engineers develop and improve equipment that helps save lives in water emergencies.

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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

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