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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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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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A Question of Balance

Students learn how manufacturing engineers develop systems for creating consistent products.

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Simple Machines

Three student handouts are provided for advance review:

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 11

CATEGORIES:

Motion and Forces, Simple Machines

Playing with Parachutes

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

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Irrigation Ideas

Students learn how irrigation systems move water from one location to others where it may be needed for farming.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Environments and Resources

Blast Off!

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

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AGE LEVELS:

14 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Motion and Forces

Animation with Object Efficiency

This lesson shows how an object made of connected parts can be animated by displaying it as a series of graphic images.

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AGE LEVELS:

11 - 13

CATEGORIES:

Computing, Technology

Oil Spill Solutions

Students learn how engineers develop equipment and procedures to reduce environmental impact from oil spills.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Environments and Resources

The Phone Charger Conundrum

Student teams learn how engineers work together to develop products that are compatible with other products. 

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AGE LEVELS:

12 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Electricity and Magnetism, Engineering Design, Technology

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