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Chair Lift Challenge

Students explore how engineers work to provide safe transportation options in different environments and climates.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Motion and Forces

Simple Machines

Three student handouts are provided for advance review:

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 11

CATEGORIES:

Motion and Forces, Simple Machines

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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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Motion and Forces, Technology

An Eye on Optics

Students explore the relationship between gelatin shapes and light and design a lens system to improve vision. 

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AGE LEVELS:

10 - 14

CATEGORIES:

Light and Heat

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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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

Playing with Parachutes

Students work in teams to design and build parachutes out of everyday items.

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Conveyor Engineering

Students explore how engineers have solved societal problems to move goods, materials, and people using conveyor systems.

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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

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

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