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LEDs and Resistors

Expanding on understanding of simple circuits, this lesson explores LEDs and resistors and reviews the differences between parallel and series circuit design and functions.  Note: This lesson

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8 - 12

CATEGORIES:

Electricity and Magnetism, Technology

Sketching Circuits

Expanding on understanding of simple circuits, this lesson explores conductivity and introduces students to the new technique of drawing electrical pathways for circuitry with pens.

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8 - 12

CATEGORIES:

Electricity and Magnetism, Engineering Design, Technology

Designing Drones

Teams of students explore helicopter flight; and design, build, and test their own simple rotor out of basic materials.

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8 - 12

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Motion and Forces, Properties of Materials

Take Flight!

Teams of students explore the forces that impact flight and design, build, and test their own gliders out of simple materials.

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8 - 12

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Motion and Forces, Properties of Materials

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

CATEGORIES:

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

CATEGORIES:

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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8 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Technology, Weather

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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8 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Energy, Engineering Design, Properties of Materials, Technology

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

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8 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Computing, Mathematical Applications, Technology

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