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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

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

Rescue Rover

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

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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

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

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

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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Keep it Cool

Students explore how engineers develop systems to keep liquids cool and learn about heat transfer, insulation, and vacuums.

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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

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