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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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Conveyor Engineering

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

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AI Search: Lions and Gazelles

This is an introduction to Artificial Intelligence (AI) ‘state-space search.’ The entertaining story line provides necessary background justifying the classic rules.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 13

CATEGORIES:

Computing, Technology

Measuring the Wind

Students explore how anemometers record the strength of the wind and how this information is used to support society.

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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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Failure: Seeds of Innovation

Students explore how engineers created materials, products, and processes after facing a failure or mistake.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design

Folding Matters

Students explore how the folding of materials is sometimes critical to the functionality or shipment of a product.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Properties of Materials, Technology

Pendulum Time

Students explore how the pendulum clock has proved to be a very accurate way of measuring time over the centuries. Students work in teams to build their own pendulum clock out of everyday items.

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Wind Tunnel Testing

Students learn how products such as airplanes, cars and trucks are tested in wind tunnels.

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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

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