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Pollution Patrol

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

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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

Virtual Reality and Anaglyph Stereoscopic Technology

Students will use the scientific method to study ‘anaglyph’ (movie 3D) technologies to model computer science design and learn how stereo images create the illusion of 3D. 

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AGE LEVELS:

11 - 14

CATEGORIES:

Computing, Mathematical Applications, 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

Designing Drones

Teams of students explore helicopter flight; and design, build, and test their own simple rotor out of basic materials.

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Radio Reception and Transmission

Students explore how advances in radio communications have impacted society. Students work in teams to build and test a working FM radio receiver and an FM transmitter.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Energy, Engineering Design, Properties of Materials, Technology

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

Data Representation: Millions of Colors

By first creating, and then playing a card game, students learn how additive color is represented as binary and hexadecimal numbers. 

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AGE LEVELS:

14 - 17

CATEGORIES:

Computing, Mathematical Applications, Technology

Heart of the Matter

Students learn about how valves operate and the enhancements that have improved mechanical heart valve design.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Human Body, Motion and Forces

Circuits and Boolean Expressions

Boolean logic is essential to understanding computer architecture. It is also useful in program construction and Artificial Intelligence.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 13

CATEGORIES:

Computing, Technology

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