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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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Trebuchet Toss

In this lesson, students work in teams of "engineers" to design and build their own trebuchet out of everyday items. They test their trebuchet, evaluate their results, and present to the class.

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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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Measuring the Wind

Students explore how anemometers record the strength of the wind and how this information is used to support society.

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Shake it up with Seismographs!

Students learn how seismographs record and can help predict earthquakes and other earth movements. They explore the impact of how technology can positively impact the world.

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8 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Motion and Forces, Technology

Working with Wind Energy

Students learn about wind energy and equipment used for both site testing and the conversion of wind to energy.

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Nano Waterproofing

Students learn about how nanotechnology has impacted manufacture and use of fabrics.

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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

Popsicle Bridge

Students learn how bridges are designed to meet load, stress, and aesthetic challenges.

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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

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Engineering Design, Technology

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