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A Ball In Motion

  • Energy
Grades:
  • 9–12
Level: 4
Students will investigate the relationship between quadratic functions and the parabolic path traveled by a ball in motion. Students will analyze data to understand the mathematical relationships that exist along the path of a ball in flight.
  • Math
  • Science
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Build a Bungee

  • Energy
Grades:
  • 9–12
Level: 4
Students will simulate a safe bungee jump using rubber bands and a small doll or action figure. Through experimentation, students will generate a linear equation to represent the relationship between the number of rubber bands and the distance the doll
  • Science
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Grades:
  • 9–12
Level: 3
Students will investigate how the changes in potential energy produce a change in kinetic energy. By conducting a lab investigation, students will experiment using a pull-back toy car to gather data, make calculations and draw conclusions about the change
  • Science
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GMOS—YAY OR NAY?

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • 9–12
Level: 2
Students will learn about different ways that genetic variants can occur and the controversy surrounding genetically modified foods. Additionally, they will explore the benefits and concerns associated with GMOs to understand the complexity of the issues
  • Science
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Make It Move

  • Energy
Grades:
  • 9–12
Level: 2
Students will learn the foundations of hydraulics and how they make things move with little effort. Using these fundamentals, students will work together to design and engineer a functional hydraulic lift system.
  • Engineering
  • Science
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Grades:
  • 9–12
Level: 3
Students will investigate the application of 3D printing to space technology.
  • Math
  • Science
  • Technology
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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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Grades:
  • 9–12
Level: 3
Students will construct a coin battery and measure its voltage output. They will compare their battery’s voltage to that of traditional AA/AAA batteries and consider modifications to their battery so it produces enough power to light up an LED bulb.
  • Science
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Grades:
  • 9–12
Level: 3
Students will work together to evaluate the effects of collaborative efforts between doctors and robotic technology that is providing advancements in the healthcare atmosphere.
  • Science
  • Technology
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Grades:
  • 9–12
Level: 2
Help students learn that radiation exists all around people both in natural and manmade ways in this activity. Students will use digital and/or print resources to learn about ionizing and non-ionizing radiation along with the benefits/risks associated.
  • 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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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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Grades:
  • 9–12
Level: 3
In this activity, students will investigate how robots work including robotic parts and explain how energy is transferred to make different parts move.
  • Science
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Grades:
  • 9–12
Level: 3
In this activity, students will investigate factors that influence the temperature of an isolated system and relate this to average kinetic energy and thermodynamic properties.
  • Science
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Grades:
  • 9–12
Level: 4
In this investigation, students will design three different circuit arrangements with a switch capable of lighting a small light bulb. They will use the results of this investigation to determine the best configuration for wiring holiday lights.
  • Science
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