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Solar Structures

In this lesson, students work in teams of "engineers" to design and build their own solar house out of everyday items.

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Interactive Gumball Machine

Students will begin this lesson by reading about the history of gumball machines. Next, students will work in teams to design and build a gumball slide.

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AGE LEVELS:

10 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Energy, Engineering Design, Motion and Forces

Oil Spill Solutions

Students learn how engineers develop equipment and procedures to reduce environmental impact from oil spills.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Environments and Resources

Using Ohm’s Law to Build a Voltage Divider

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

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Get Connected With Ohm's Law

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

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Fun with Speedboats

Student learn how engineers compete in water speed races and then design their own speedboat out of everyday items.

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AGE LEVELS:

11 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Motion and Forces, 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

Public Keys, One Way Functions and Hard Problems

This lesson introduces two important concepts: public key encryption and one-way functions.

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AGE LEVELS:

11 - 14

CATEGORIES:

Computing, Mathematical Applications, Technology

Animation with Object Efficiency

This lesson shows how an object made of connected parts can be animated by displaying it as a series of graphic images.

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AGE LEVELS:

11 - 13

CATEGORIES:

Computing, Technology

A Question of Balance

Students learn how manufacturing engineers develop systems for creating consistent products.

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