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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

Here Comes the Sun

Students learn about how solar energy is gathered and transferred to electrical energy in solar panels.

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Classroom Paper Recycling

Students learn about how chemical engineers and others work together to create recycled paper.

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The Boat and the Beetle

This lesson further develops principles of floating and sinking to young learners.

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AGE LEVELS:

4 - 7

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design

Trebuchet Toss

In this lesson, students work in teams of "engineers" to design and build their own trebuchet out of everyday items. They test their trebuchet, evaluate their results, and present to the class.

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Can You Copperplate?

Students work in teams to develop a chemical system to add a layer of copper to another metal product.

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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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Life Vest Challenge

Students explore how engineers develop and improve equipment that helps save lives in water emergencies.

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Adaptive Device Design

Students learn about how the engineering behind adaptive devices has impacted everyday life. Topics examined include problem solving, teamwork, and the engineering design process.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 18

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Engineering Design

Ship the Chip

Students develop a plan, select materials, manufacture a package, test it, and evaluate their results.

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