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Engineering Air Traffic

Students learn how the engineering and principals behind radar and air traffic control systems have impacted travel.

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Engineering Ups and Downs

Students work in teams to develop a design for their own elevator to service a toy car garage.

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AGE LEVELS:

11 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Motion and Forces, Simple Machines

Exploring at the Nanoscale

Students learn how engineers working at the nanoscale have a greater surface area to work with.

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Failure: Seeds of Innovation

Students explore how engineers created materials, products, and processes after facing a failure or mistake.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design

Fibonacci via Recursion and Iteration

This lesson introduces how to calculate an arithmetic series, specifically Fibonacci.  In the first of two hour-long sessions, using a spreadsheet (e.g.

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AGE LEVELS:

14 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Computing, Technology

Filtration Investigation

Students learn how filtrations systems are of many sorts for many purposes.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Environments and Resources

Find it with GPS!

Students explore the impact of how technology can positively impact the world by learning about global positioning systems.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Technology

Fizzy Nano Challenge

Students explore how the surface area of some materials impacts how they behave.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 14

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Properties of Materials

Flashlights and Batteries

Students learn how batteries work, and explore the simple circuit system found in a standard flashlight. Topics examined include batteries, electron flow, switches, and bulbs.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 11

CATEGORIES:

Electricity and Magnetism, Energy, Technology

Folding Matters

Students explore how the folding of materials is sometimes critical to the functionality or shipment of a product.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Properties of Materials, Technology

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