# 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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## 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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8 - 18

#### CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Motion and Forces, Properties of Materials, Technology

## Design a Dome

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

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8 - 18

#### CATEGORIES:

Buildings and Structures, Engineering Design, Properties of Materials

## Engineer a Dam

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

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8 - 18

#### CATEGORIES:

Buildings and Structures, Energy, Engineering Design, Motion and Forces, Properties of Materials

## 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

## What is a Nanometer?

Students learn how working at the nanoscale requires scientists and engineers to work at a much smaller scale. Students measure common classroom objects and convert the measurement to nanometers.

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8 - 12

#### CATEGORIES:

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

## Assembly Line

Students will time themselves as they assemble a product individually that meets quality control criteria.

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8 - 18

#### CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design

## 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

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