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Be A Scanning Probe Microscope

Students explore how equipment developed by engineers allows us to "see" at the nanoscale.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 14

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Structure of Matter, 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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Chair Lift Challenge

Students explore how engineers work to provide safe transportation options in different environments and climates.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Motion and Forces

Fizzy Nano Challenge

Students explore how the surface area of some materials impacts how they behave.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 14

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Properties of Materials

Tennis Anyone?

Students explore how engineers incorporate the latest materials and manufacturing techniques to improve sports equipment.

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8 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Properties of Materials

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

Water Tower Challenge

Students explore how engineers have solved societal problems such as water delivery and storage.

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Classroom Paper Recycling

Students learn about how chemical engineers and others work together to create recycled paper.

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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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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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