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Stop And Go

Students explore how engineers redesigned or re-engineered the traffic signal over time to enhance its functionality.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Technology

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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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

Temperature Tactics

Students explore the impact of engineers and scientists have developed sensors over the centuries to measure temperature.

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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 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

Two Button Buzzer Circuit

Students learn how two buttons (switches) can control a buzzer.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 14

CATEGORIES:

Electricity and Magnetism, Energy, Technology

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