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Demonstrate how two switches interact in an electrical circuit such as that used to sound a buzzer. Note: This lesson... see more

Lesson focuses on two simple activities younger students can do to gain an appreciation of nanotechnology. First,... see more

This lesson focuses on trebuchet design. Teams of students construct trebuchets from everyday materials. They then test... see more

This lesson introduces students to the engineering design process (EDP)—the process engineers use to solve design... see more

Students will design, build, and characterize one of the basic circuits of electrical

Lesson focuses on graphene and its electrical properties and applications. Students learn about nanotechnology and how... see more

Lesson focuses on the many uses of periscopes and how this simple device was designed and is used in many applications.... see more

Lesson focuses on how thermometers have been impacted by engineering over time, and also how materials engineering has... see more

Lesson focuses on the growth of tall buildings and their structures. Students work in teams to develop the tallest tower... see more

Lesson focuses on surface area and how the shape of sugar crystals may differ as they are grown from sugars of different... see more

Lesson focuses on how engineers have developed and improved traffic management over time by engineering and... see more

Lesson focuses on how engineers work to solve problems and impact daily life through new and improved products. As... see more

Students design, build, test and redesign a display tower that will meet a specific set of criteria and constraints.

Lesson focuses on the engineering behind building a spring scale and its use as a measuring device. Students work in... see more

Lesson focuses on the engineering behind industrial sorting processes. Working as an engineering group, students then... see more

This lesson focuses on how the sun's energy can be used to heat and cool buildings. Teams of students construct passive... see more

This lesson focuses on surgical instrument design. Teams of students construct surgical instruments from everyday... see more

Simple machines: their principles and uses.

Lesson focuses on simple machines and how they can be found in many everyday items. Students explore the different types... see more

Lesson focuses on how packaging engineers develop customized shipping and packaging containers to meet the needs of many... see more

Lesson focuses on engineering package designs that meet the needs of safely shipping a product. Students work in teams of... see more

Lesson focuses on exploring how the development of seismographs has helped save lives around the world. Students work in... see more

Demonstrate and discuss simple circuits and the differences between parallel and serial circuit design and functions.... see more

Lesson focuses on watercraft engineering and sailing. Students work in teams to design a sailboat out of everyday objects... see more