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Pendulum Time

Students explore how the pendulum clock has proved to be a very accurate way of measuring time over the centuries. Students work in teams to build their own pendulum clock out of everyday items.

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Pipeline Challenge

Students learn how land and weather, distance, and materials to be transported impact engineering plans.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Environments and Resources

Planting with Precision

Students explore how engineers have increased the effectiveness and efficiency of planting seeds.

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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

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