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Electric Messages: Then and Now

Students learn how to send Morse Code through electrical switches which they construct from batteries, wires, and a bulb.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 14

CATEGORIES:

Electricity and Magnetism, Energy, Technology

Smart Buildings and the Internet of Things

This lesson explores the practical, scientific, ethical, and environmental issues that emerge in building ‘smart buildings’ that rely on ‘the internet of things’.  

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Smooth Operator

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

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Human Body, Properties of Materials, Robotics

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

Pipeline Challenge

Students learn how land and weather, distance, and materials to be transported impact engineering plans.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Environments and Resources

Solving a Simple Maze

Students design a simple maze as shown in figure (given in the synopsis). They will solve the maze, and will then list the assumptions and steps in arriving at the solution of the maze.

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AGE LEVELS:

14 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Computing, Mathematical Applications, Technology

Boolean Algebra is Elementary

Sherlock Holmes delighted in saying ‘It’s elementary, my dear Watson’. This lesson provides a brief overview of how Boolean algebra provides the basis for artificial intelligence reasoning.

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AGE LEVELS:

13 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Computing, Technology

Coloring Discrete Structures

This lesson introduces students to areas of mathematics that computer scientists use to do computational problems.

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AGE LEVELS:

11 - 13

CATEGORIES:

Computing, Mathematical Applications, Technology

Hand Biometrics Technology

Students learn how biometrics technologies have been used worldwide to address security and identification systems.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Human Body, Mathematical Applications

Pollution Patrol

Students work in teams to design and build their own outdoor air pollution detectors out of everyday items.

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