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Lesson focuses on the engineering behind the design of musical instruments. Teams of students explore the engineering... see more

Lesson focuses on the engineering behind storage devices, and engineering improvements over time. Though exploring the... see more

Lesson focuses on the different uses of dams and how they are engineered. Students work in teams to develop a system of... see more

Lesson focuses on how engineers improve assistive devices such as a cane to meet the needs of the elderly. Students work... see more

Demonstrate how electric circuits can be controlled with a simple switch. Note: This lesson plan is designed for... see more

Lesson focuses on exploring electric message systems, from light signals using International Morse Code to text... see more

Lesson focuses on computer and mechanical engineering and explores how computer mice operate and how engineering provided... see more

Lesson focuses on how engineers have to design objects to meet the needs of users, while considering the limitations of... see more

Demonstrate how product design differences can affect the success of a final product -- in this case a bag for holding... see more

Lesson focuses on the engineering behind building framing for structures, and explores examples of geodesic domes and... see more

Lesson focuses on issues civil engineers face, including critical load and how to reinforce the design of a structure to... see more

Lesson focuses on how computerized barcodes have improved efficiency in product distribution; explores the barcoding... see more

Lesson explores the engineering behind the conveyor belt and considers the impact this invention has had on... see more

Lesson focuses on developing a working model of a nail clipper.

Lesson focuses on how engineers and others have developed and improved the manufacturing of recycled paper. Students work... see more

Lesson focuses on unique challenges in transportation engineering, such as devising a method for skiers or hikers to get... see more

Lesson focuses on how technology and engineering impact society, and how poll-taking has been influenced by engineering... see more

Lesson explores chemical engineering and explores how the processes of chemical plating and electroplating have impacted... see more

Lesson focuses on how canoes, which have been hand built for centuries, have been impacted by engineered materials and... see more

Develop a robot arm using common materials. Students will explore design, construction, teamwork, and materials selection... see more

Lesson focuses on the engineering behind big wheels (sometimes called Ferris wheels). Teams of students explore the... see more

Lesson focuses on aerospace engineering and how space flight has been achieved from an engineering vantage point.... see more

Lesson focuses on the concept of Biomimicry and students learn how engineers have incorporated structures and methods... see more

Lesson focuses on how engineers have developed and use special tools that can observe the landscape of materials when... see more