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Tall Tower Challenge

Students explore the tallest buildings in the world and how they were designed and constructed.

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Telescoping Periscope

Students explore how devices -- such as the periscope -- have evolved over time to meet societal needs.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Light and Heat, Properties of Materials

Tennis Anyone?

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

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Properties of Materials

The Phone Charger Conundrum

Student teams learn how engineers work together to develop products that are compatible with other products. 

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AGE LEVELS:

12 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Electricity and Magnetism, Engineering Design, Technology

The Power of Graphene

Students explore nanotechnology and the material graphene in terms of its ability to conduct electricity.

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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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Toxic Popcorn Design Challenge

Teams of students use the engineering design process to solve the Toxic Popcorn Challenge.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Environments and Resources

Trebuchet Toss

In this lesson, students work in teams of "engineers" to design and build their own trebuchet out of everyday items. They test their trebuchet, evaluate their results, and present to the class.

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Using Ohm’s Law to Build a Voltage Divider

Students explore Ohm's Law using a nine-volt battery.

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Vector Graphics Use Functions

This lesson introduces vector graphics and functions through a collaborative design activity. 

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AGE LEVELS:

14 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Computing, Mathematical Applications, Technology

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