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Laser Creations: Designing and Producing a Custom ID Tag

Understand how laser engraving/cutting systems work, as well as common laser-friendly materials.

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AGE LEVELS:

9 - 14

CATEGORIES:

Light and Heat, Properties of Materials, Sponsored, Technology

This lesson was provided by Epilog Laser. In business since 1988, Epilog Laser has worked hard to become the leader in the laser engraving, cutting and marking industry. We are innovators. We are problem solvers. We are committed to designing and manufacturing the highest-quality laser systems, right here in our Golden, CO headquarters.

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Popsicle Bridge

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

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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

Build Your Own Robot Arm

Students design and build a working robotic arm from a set of everyday items.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Properties of Materials, Robotics, Technology

Tall Tower Challenge

Students explore the tallest buildings in the world and how they were designed and constructed.

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Design a Dome

Students learn about domes and work in teams to construct their own using everyday materials.

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Series and Parallel Circuits

Students perform experiments using two different types of circuit arrangements: series and parallel circuits.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 14

CATEGORIES:

Electricity and Magnetism, Energy, Technology

Rubber Band Racers

In "Rubber Band Racers" lesson students explore rubber band car design. Students work in teams of "engineers" to design and build their own rubber band car out of everyday items.

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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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Water Tower Challenge

Students explore how engineers have solved societal problems such as water delivery and storage.

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