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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

Get It Write

Students work in teams to design and build a functional "pen" out of everyday materials that can deliver washable liquid watercolor (ink) to a sheet of paper in a controlled manner.

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8 - 18

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Engineering Design, Properties of Materials

Getting Your Bearings

Students learn about friction and how ball bearings reduce friction and extend the life of machines. Topics examined include friction, ball bearings, engineering design, and problem solving.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Energy, Engineering Design, Motion and Forces

Give Binary a Try!

Students learn about binary code, and how it is used in computers and other equipment.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Computing, Mathematical Applications, Technology

Give Me a Brake

Students learn about how basic rim bicycle brakes work, and discuss force and friction.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Energy, Engineering Design, Motion and Forces

Hand Biometrics Technology

Students learn how biometrics technologies have been used worldwide to address security and identification systems.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Human Body, Mathematical Applications

Heart of the Matter

Students learn about how valves operate and the enhancements that have improved mechanical heart valve design.

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8 - 18

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Engineering Design, Human Body, Motion and Forces

Here Comes the Sun

Students learn about how solar energy is gathered and transferred to electrical energy in solar panels.

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History of Computing - EEEEK- A Mouse!

Students explore the engineering behind the original development and ongoing design enhancement of the computer mouse.

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History of Computing - Engineered Memory

Students learn how floppy disks work and explore how they hold up in a variety of situations.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Electricity and Magnetism, Engineering Design, Technology

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