# Lesson Plans

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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## Recursion: Smaller Sibling Pyramids

Recursion, Iteration (Looping), and Concurrency.  In the first of two sessions (at most an hour each), students are asked to calculate a simple summation by themselves, based on a procedure they ar

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#### CATEGORIES:

Computing, Technology

## Engineer a Cane

Students explore the impact of assistive technology on meeting the needs of society. They work in teams to reengineer an assistive device -- in this case a cane -- to meet the needs of a client.

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#### CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Motion and Forces, Properties of Materials, Technology

## Dispenser Designs

Students learn how material selection, costs, and user needs must be weighed when designing a product.

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#### CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Properties of Materials

## Engineering Air Traffic

Students learn how the engineering and principals behind radar and air traffic control systems have impacted travel.

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#### CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Mathematical Applications, Motion and Forces, Technology

## Hull Engineering

Students learn how the shape of a product, such as a boat hull can impact performance.

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11 - 18

#### CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Motion and Forces, Properties of Materials

## Give Me a Brake

Students learn about how basic rim bicycle brakes work, and discuss force and friction.

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8 - 18

#### CATEGORIES:

Energy, Engineering Design, Motion and Forces

## 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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#### CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Mathematical Applications, Properties of Materials, Structure of Matter, Technology

## Tennis Anyone?

Students explore how engineers incorporate the latest materials and manufacturing techniques to improve sports equipment.

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#### CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Properties of Materials

## Fibonacci via Recursion and Iteration

This lesson introduces how to calculate an arithmetic series, specifically Fibonacci.  In the first of two hour-long sessions, using a spreadsheet (e.g.

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#### CATEGORIES:

Computing, Technology

## Complexity -- It's Simple

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

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#### CATEGORIES:

Computing, Mathematical Applications, Technology

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