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Design and Build a Better Candy Bag

Student teams will design a candy bag, and predict the volume and strength of their design.

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Waterproof that Roof!

Students work to design, build, and test a roofing system that will keep the contents of a box dry during a classroom "rainstorm."

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Irrigation Ideas

Students learn how irrigation systems move water from one location to others where it may be needed for farming.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 18

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Environments and Resources

Pulleys and Force

Students learn how pulleys work, and explore how multiple pulleys can reduce required force to move an object.

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 11

CATEGORIES:

Engineering Design, Motion and Forces, Simple Machines

Rescue Rover

In this lesson, students work in teams of "engineers" to design and build their own rescue device out of everyday items.

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Playing with Parachutes

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

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A Question of Balance

Students learn how manufacturing engineers develop systems for creating consistent products.

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Simple Machines

Three student handouts are provided for advance review:

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AGE LEVELS:

8 - 11

CATEGORIES:

Motion and Forces, Simple Machines

Get Connected With Ohm's Law

Students explore Ohm's Law using a nominal six-volt battery.

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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

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