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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: 3
Students will gain an understanding of the difference between additive and subtractive manufacturing by creating a video of a prototype they will build using both methods.
  • Technology
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Grades:
  • 9–12
Level: 2
Students will evaluate the impacts of the digital revolution on our society, economy, and culture: more specifically, how the technological advances of automation and digitalization have impacted and changed the world.
  • Engineering
  • Technology
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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: 3
Students will work in small groups to stack Solo cups vs. Styrofoam cups to see how many of each it takes for the two stacks to be equal. Students will then derive a system of linear equations to model the scenario of the two stacks of cups.
  • Math
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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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Run-Off Solutions

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • 9–12
Level: 3
Students will learn about the concept of low impact development: practices that use or copy natural processes such as absorption or evaporation to protect water quality.
  • Engineering
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Grades:
  • 9–12
Level: 2
After learning about the amount of paper that the United States uses every year, students will observe how homemade recycled paper is made. Upon examining the result, students will be challenged to refine this process in order to produce a paper product.
  • Engineering
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Grades:
  • 9–12
Level: 3
Students work together to build an algorithm for drawing a pixel picture using coordinate directions and color assignments on graph paper. Then, students follow the algorithms of other groups to create the images on a larger scale with post-it notes.
  • Math
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Grades:
  • 9–12
Level: 2
Students will work in small groups to investigate constraints of starting a business. Each group will be assigned a specific constraint. Small groups will then write a linear inequality and graph the inequality on a group capture sheet.
  • Math
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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 learn the positives and negative effects stress can have on the body. They will also learn the importance of managing their stress levels and practical tips for overall balance, health and wellbeing.
  • 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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