# Lesson Plans

TryEngineering offers a variety of lesson plans that align with education standards to allow teachers and students to apply engineering principles in the classroom.

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### Curriculum Standards

Our lesson plans can be aligned to local education standards around the world.

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The teacher will lead a class discussion about basketball and the different kinds of shots basketball players perform. A student will demonstrate how they throw a free-throw shot in basketball.

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10 - 18

#### CATEGORIES:

Energy, Engineering Design, Mathematical Applications, Motion and Forces, Robotics, Simple Machines

## Rubber Band Racers

In "Rubber Band Racers" lesson students explore rubber band car design. Students work in teams of "engineers" to design and build their own rubber band car out of everyday items.

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8 - 18

#### CATEGORIES:

Energy, Engineering Design, Mathematical Applications, Motion and Forces

## Playing with Parachutes

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

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8 - 18

#### CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Mathematical Applications, Motion and Forces

## Sugar Crystal Challenge

Students learn about how surface area can change at the nanoscale. Students work in teams to explore different forms of sugar at different levels of coarseness.

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8 - 14

#### CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Mathematical Applications, Properties of Materials, Structure of Matter, Technology

## Temperature Tactics

Students explore the impact of engineers and scientists have developed sensors over the centuries to measure temperature.

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8 - 14

#### CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Mathematical Applications, Properties of Materials, Technology

## 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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8 - 18

#### CATEGORIES:

Energy, Engineering Design, Mathematical Applications, Motion and Forces

## Find it with GPS!

Students explore the impact of how technology can positively impact the world by learning about global positioning systems.

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8 - 18

#### CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, 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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8 - 18

#### CATEGORIES:

Energy, Engineering Design, Mathematical Applications, Motion and Forces, Weather

## 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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8 - 18

#### CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Motion and Forces, Technology

## Working with Wind Energy

Students learn about wind energy and equipment used for both site testing and the conversion of wind to energy.

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8 - 18

#### CATEGORIES:

Energy, Engineering Design, Environments and Resources, Motion and Forces, Technology, Weather

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