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Engineer a Cane

Students explore the impact of assistive technology on meeting the needs of society. They work in teams to reengineer an assistive device -- in this case a cane -- to meet the needs of a client.

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Design a Dome

Students learn about domes and work in teams to construct their own using everyday materials.

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Engineer a Dam

Students explore the multiple uses of dams and how they solve problems.

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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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Statue Display Tower

Students will work in teams to design a statue display tower that meets set criteria and constraints. Teams will construct a prototype, test and redesign.

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Water Fountain

Students discuss water fountains and pumps. Student teams then observe a demonstration of a hydraulic pump. Next they will design, build, test, and redesign their own unique water fountain.

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AGE LEVELS:

10 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Energy, Engineering Design, Motion and Forces

Interactive Gumball Machine

Students will begin this lesson by reading about the history of gumball machines. Next, students will work in teams to design and build a gumball slide.

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AGE LEVELS:

10 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Energy, Engineering Design, Motion and Forces

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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Playing with Parachutes

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

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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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