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Playing with Parachutes

Students work in teams to design and build parachutes out of everyday items.

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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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Popsicle Bridge

Students learn how bridges are designed to meet load, stress, and aesthetic challenges.

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Program Your Own Game

Students learn about basic computer programming and the work of software engineers.

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Public Keys, One Way Functions and Hard Problems

This lesson introduces two important concepts: public key encryption and one-way functions.

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AGE LEVELS:

11 - 14

CATEGORIES:

Computing, Mathematical Applications, Technology

Pulleys and Force

Students learn how pulleys work, and explore how multiple pulleys can reduce required force to move an object.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 11

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Motion and Forces, Simple Machines

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

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

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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Robot Basketball

The teacher will lead a class discussion about basketball and the different kinds of shots basketball players perform. A student will demonstrate how they throw a free-throw shot in basketball.

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