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The focus of this lesson is on rubber band powered car design. Teams of students construct rubber band powered cars from... see more

Demonstrate the concept of rotational equilibrium.

This lesson demonstrates the difference between precision and accuracy. Students design a device that can shoot a... see more

This lesson focuses on the tools and equipment used during technical rescue operations. Teams of students construct... see more

Lesson explores the electronics behind radio, and its impact on society. Students work in teams to build and test a radio... see more

Lesson focuses on how software engineers design computer games and other oftware. Student teams work together to develop... see more

Lesson focuses on how bridges are engineered to withstand weight, while being durable, and in some cases aesthetically... see more

This lesson focuses on devices that are used to detect air pollution. Teams of students construct outdoor air pollution... see more

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

Lesson explores agricultural and engineering and challenges students to engineer a system out of everyday materials that... see more

Lesson focuses on how engineers develop pipeline systems to transport oil, water, gas, and other materials over very long... see more

Lesson focuses on how pendulums have been used to measure time and how mechanical mechanism pendulum clocks operate.... see more

Lesson focuses on how engineers use various techniques to provide speedy solutions to oil spills or other threats to... see more

Lesson focuses on how nanotechnology has impacted the design and engineering of many everyday items, from paint to... see more

Lesson focuses on how engineers have to evaluate multiple structural, economic, and environmental factors when moving a... see more

Lesson focuses on how anemometers are engineered to measure the speed of wind, and how designs have changed over time.... see more

Lesson focuses on how sensors are used in many applications to gather information about our environment. This lesson... see more

Lesson explores the engineering behind life vests or personal flotation devices and the challenges met by these devices.... see more

Lesson focuses on the engineering behind keeping food and other items cool. Students work in teams to develop a system to... see more

Lesson focuses on how through the centuries man has had the need to move water from one place to another. Engineered... see more

Students explore potential and kinetic energy while working in teams to design and build an interactive gumball machine.

Demonstrating the concept of conducting or insulating electricity. Note: This lesson plan is designed for classroom use... see more

Lesson focuses on how infrared technology is used by engineers creating equipment and system for a variety of industries.... see more

Lesson focuses on how the shape of ship's hull can impact its speed and stability potential in water. Teams of students... see more