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Classroom Paper Recycling

Students learn about how chemical engineers and others work together to create recycled paper.

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Pollution Patrol

Students work in teams to design and build their own outdoor air pollution detectors out of everyday items.

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Rescue Rover

In this lesson, students work in teams of "engineers" to design and build their own rescue device out of everyday items.

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Waterproof that Roof!

Students work to design, build, and test a roofing system that will keep the contents of a box dry during a classroom "rainstorm."

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Shipping for Survival

Students learn about how important packaging design and engineering can be, especially when the item being shipped is an organ ready for transplant, or other living items.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Properties of Materials

Smooth Operator

In this lesson, students work in teams of "engineers" to design and build their own surgical instrument out of everyday items.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Human Body, Properties of Materials, Robotics

Solar Structures

In this lesson, students work in teams of "engineers" to design and build their own solar house out of everyday items.

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Spring Scale Engineering

Students learn spring scales and develop their own functional spring scale out of everyday items. They present and then test their scales, and compare their designs with those of other teams.

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Using Ohm’s Law to Build a Voltage Divider

Students explore Ohm's Law using a nine-volt battery.

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Tall Tower Challenge

Students explore the tallest buildings in the world and how they were designed and constructed.

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