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Smart Buildings and the Internet of Things

This lesson explores the practical, scientific, ethical, and environmental issues that emerge in building ‘smart buildings’ that rely on ‘the internet of things’.  

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Here Comes the Sun

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

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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

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

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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Life Vest Challenge

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

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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

Waterproof that Roof!

Students work to design, build, and test a roofing system that will keep the contents of a box dry during a classroom "rainstorm."

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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

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