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Interactive Gumball Machine

Students will begin this lesson by reading about the history of gumball machines. Next, students will work in teams to design and build a gumball slide.

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AGE LEVELS:

10 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Energy, Engineering Design, Motion and Forces

Simple Machines

Three student handouts are provided for advance review:

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 11

CATEGORIES:

Motion and Forces, Simple Machines

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

Cracking the Code

Students learn about how computer coding systems have impacted everyday life.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Mathematical Applications, Technology

Solving Problems with Decision Trees

Students learn about decision trees, subscription fraud and how they can use decision trees to solve the problem.

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AGE LEVELS:

14 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Computing, Mathematical Applications, Technology

Filtration Investigation

Students learn how filtrations systems are of many sorts for many purposes.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Environments and Resources

Solar Structures

In this lesson, students work in teams of "engineers" to design and build their own solar house out of everyday items.

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Tinkering with Tops

Students work in teams to design and build their own spinning top out of everyday materials. Their top must be able to spin for at least 10 seconds within an area 30 cm in diameter.

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Electric Switches

The Electric Switches activity encourages students to design a simple switch into an electric circuit.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 11

CATEGORIES:

Electricity and Magnetism, Energy, Technology

Choose Your Best Way

Students learn how to solve a real problem in computer with the help of discrete mathematic models.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Computing, Mathematical Applications, Technology

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