# Lesson Plans

TryEngineering offers a variety of lesson plans that align with education standards to allow teachers and students to apply engineering principles in the classroom.

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### Curriculum Standards

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## Data Representation: Millions of Colors

By first creating, and then playing a card game, students learn how additive color is represented as binary and hexadecimal numbers.

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14 - 17

#### CATEGORIES:

Computing, Mathematical Applications, Technology

## Design a Dome

Students learn about domes and work in teams to construct their own using everyday materials.

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8 - 18

#### CATEGORIES:

Buildings and Structures, Engineering Design, Properties of Materials

## Design and Build a Better Candy Bag

Student teams will design a candy bag, and predict the volume and strength of their design.

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8 - 18

#### CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Mathematical Applications, Motion and Forces, Properties of Materials

## 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

## Dispenser Designs

Students learn how material selection, costs, and user needs must be weighed when designing a product.

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11 - 18

#### CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Properties of Materials

## Electric Messages: Then and Now

Students learn how to send Morse Code through electrical switches which they construct from batteries, wires, and a bulb.

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8 - 14

#### CATEGORIES:

Electricity and Magnetism, Energy, Technology

## Electric Switches

The Electric Switches activity encourages students to design a simple switch into an electric circuit.

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8 - 11

#### CATEGORIES:

Electricity and Magnetism, Energy, Technology

## Encryption – All About Code

Students learn how alphanumeric symbols can be encoded for a multitude of fun purposes.  In the first of two sessions (each 2 hours long) they learn about codes, and are asked to make their own wit

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8 - 10

Computing

## Engineer a Cane

Students explore the impact of assistive technology on meeting the needs of society. They work in teams to reengineer an assistive device -- in this case a cane -- to meet the needs of a client.

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8 - 18

#### CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Motion and Forces, Properties of Materials, Technology

## Engineer a Dam

Students explore the multiple uses of dams and how they solve problems.

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8 - 18

#### CATEGORIES:

Buildings and Structures, Energy, Engineering Design, Motion and Forces, Properties of Materials

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