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TryEngineering offers a variety of lesson plans that align with education standards to allow teachers and students to apply engineering principles in the classroom.
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The following examples illustrate how TryEngineering.org lesson plans can be aligned to local education standards around the world:
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    Filtration Investigation

    Students learn how filtrations systems are of many sorts for many purposes.

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    Shipping for Survival

    Students learn about how important packaging design and engineering can be, especially when the item being shipped is an organ ready for transplant, or other living items.

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    Pendulum Time

    Students explore how the pendulum clock has proved to be a very accurate way of measuring time over the centuries. Students work in teams to build their own pendulum clock out of everyday items.

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    Solving a Simple Maze

    Students design a simple maze as shown in figure (given in the synopsis). They will solve the maze, and will then list the assumptions and steps in arriving at the solution of the maze.

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    Planting with Precision

    Students explore how engineers have increased the effectiveness and efficiency of planting seeds.

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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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The Phone Charger Conundrum

Student teams learn how engineers work together to develop products that are compatible with other products. 

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Basic Electric Transformers

Students learn what transformers are and what they do and then build and test their own working transformers.

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Making Sense of Sensors

Students learn how instruments that measure humidity come in different designs and serve many purposes.

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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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Complexity -- It's Simple

Students gain an intuitive understanding of complexity and runtime of algorithms.

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Can You Copperplate?

Students work in teams to develop a chemical system to add a layer of copper to another metal product.

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Radio Reception and Transmission

Students explore how advances in radio communications have impacted society.

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Choose Your Best Way

Students learn how to solve a real problem in computer with the help of discrete mathematic models.

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Solving Problems with Decision Trees

Students learn about decision trees, subscription fraud and how they can use decision trees to solve the problem.

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Fun with Sorting

Eight objects, each with a hidden number, will form a list that needs to be sorted in ascending order.

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