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Electric Messages: Then and Now

Students learn how to send Morse Code through electrical switches which they construct from batteries, wires, and a bulb.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 14

CATEGORIES:

Electricity and Magnetism, Energy, Technology

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

Exploring at the Nanoscale

Students learn how engineers working at the nanoscale have a greater surface area to work with.

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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

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

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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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Technology

Fizzy Nano Challenge

Students explore how the surface area of some materials impacts how they behave.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 14

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Properties of Materials

Folding Matters

Students explore how the folding of materials is sometimes critical to the functionality or shipment of a product.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Properties of Materials, Technology

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