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Dispenser Designs

Students learn how material selection, costs, and user needs must be weighed when designing a product.

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AGE LEVELS:

11 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Properties of Materials

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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Engineer a Dam

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

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Engineered Music

Students work in teams to develop a design for their own instrument using everyday items.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Energy, Engineering Design, Motion and Forces

Engineered Sports

Students learn about how engineering is continually applied to improve products manufactured by every industry.

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AGE LEVELS:

11 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Motion and Forces, Properties of Materials

Engineering Air Traffic

Students learn how the engineering and principals behind radar and air traffic control systems have impacted travel.

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Engineering Ups and Downs

Students work in teams to develop a design for their own elevator to service a toy car garage.

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AGE LEVELS:

11 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Motion and Forces, Simple Machines

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

Fibonacci via Recursion and Iteration

This lesson introduces how to calculate an arithmetic series, specifically Fibonacci.  In the first of two hour-long sessions, using a spreadsheet (e.g.

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AGE LEVELS:

14 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Computing, Technology

Filtration Investigation

Students learn how filtrations systems are of many sorts for many purposes.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Environments and Resources

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