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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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AGE LEVELS:

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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AGE LEVELS:

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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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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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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AGE LEVELS:

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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AGE LEVELS:

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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AGE LEVELS:

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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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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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Computing, Mathematical Applications, Technology

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