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Water Tower Challenge

Students explore how engineers have solved societal problems such as water delivery and storage.

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Build a Big Wheel

Students learn how big wheels have been designed throughout history, and then work in teams to design their own pasta wheel.

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Insulators and Conductors

Students test a variety of materials in a circuit to determine whether each item behaves as an insulator or a conductor.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 11

CATEGORIES:

Electricity and Magnetism, Energy, Technology

Critical Load

Students learn about how to test structures for maximum load by designing prototypes of buildings out of cards.

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A Century of Plastics

Students learn about how the development of plastics have impacted our world.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Properties of Materials

Give Binary a Try!

Students learn about binary code, and how it is used in computers and other equipment.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Computing, Mathematical Applications, Technology

Water Rocket Launch

Students explore how engineers have developed rockets over the years, and learn about the principals of rocketry.

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Arduino Blink Challenge

Students explore how engineers have solved societal problems such as applying computing to turn lights on and off.

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Engineer a Dam

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

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Biomimicry in Engineering

Students explore how engineers have incorporated systems, materials, and methods from nature into manmade products, materials, and methods found in all industries.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Buildings and Structures, Engineering Design

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