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Synthetic Properties

  • IT
  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • 9 - 12
Level: 4
In this activity, students will compare samples of monomers and polymers in powder and thread form (sugar/cotton candy and cotton flock/cotton balls).
  • Science
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Grades:
  • 9 - 12
Level: 4
Students will explore how satellites send images from telescopes in space, which we can access on Earth via the Internet.
  • Technology
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Market Research and Design

  • IT
  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • 9 - 12
Level: 3
In this lesson, students will work in teams to design a pair of headphones specifically for children under three.
  • Engineering
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Grades:
  • 9 - 12
Level: 2
Students will “mash up” an assigned product with one design influence from nature and present the product design to their peers using a free CAD software (such as Google Sketch).
  • Engineering
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Grades:
  • 9 - 12
Level: 2
In this activity, students will work in teams and use the approach of biomimicry to build an Adaptation Station that will enhance life for humans living in a specific environment.
  • Science
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Wind Power

  • Energy
Grades:
  • 9 - 12
Level: 2
Students will examine wind power and learn to hardness it by creating a wind turbine.
  • Engineering
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Grades:
  • 9 - 12
Level: 2
In this lesson, students will work in teams to create a structure that will withstand simulated hurricane force winds
  • Engineering
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Floating on Air

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • 9 - 12
Level: 2
Students will investigate the relationship between friction and motion by building a simple hovercraft.
  • Science
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Fast Lane

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • 9 - 12
Level: 2
In this activity, students will investigate how electricity and magnetism are closely related by building and testing their own electromagnets.
  • Science
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Urinalysis

  • Healthcare
Grades:
  • 9 - 12
Level: 4
In this activity, students will investigate how laboratory diagnostics are used in obtaining healthcare information.
  • Technology
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