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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

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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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

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design

Playing with Parachutes

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

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Fun with Speedboats

Student learn how engineers compete in water speed races and then design their own speedboat out of everyday items.

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AGE LEVELS:

11 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Motion and Forces, Properties of Materials

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

An Eye on Optics

Students explore the relationship between gelatin shapes and light and design a lens system to improve vision. 

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AGE LEVELS:

10 - 14

CATEGORIES:

Light and Heat

Shake it up with Seismographs!

Students learn how seismographs record and can help predict earthquakes and other earth movements. They explore the impact of how technology can positively impact the world.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Motion and Forces, 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

Conveyor Engineering

Students explore how engineers have solved societal problems to move goods, materials, and people using conveyor systems.

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