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Title SummaryGrade Educational StandardsTime Group Size Cost/Grp
Power, Work and the Waterwheel
Waterwheels are devices that generate power and do work. Student teams construct waterwheels using two-liter plastic bottles, dowel rods and index cards, and calculate the power created and work done by them.8 (7-9)CO:
Science (2009)
Math (2010)
CCSS:

ITEEA:
Technology (2000)
NGSS:
Science (2013)
45 mins4 US\$ 1.50
Powering Smallsburg
In this activity, students act as power engineers by specifying the power plants to build for a community. They are given a budget, an expected power demand from the community, and different power pl...
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4 (3-5)CO:
Science (2009)
CCSS:
Math (2010)
ITEEA:
Technology (2000)
NGSS:
Science (2013)
50 mins1 US\$ 0.00
Preconditioning Balloons
Students use balloons (a polymer) to explore preconditioningâ€”a viscoelastic material behavior that is important to understand when designing biomedical devices. They improve their understanding of p...
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11 (10-12)CO:
Science (2009)
Math (2010)
CCSS:

ITEEA:
Technology (2000)
NGSS:
Science (2013)
30 mins3 US\$ 0.30
Students apply what they have learned about the engineering design process to a real-life problem that affects them and/or their school. They chose a problem as a group, and then follow the engineerin...
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5 (4-6)ITEEA:
Technology (2000)
NGSS:
Science (2013)
50 mins28 US\$ 0.00
Product Development and the Environment
Students investigate the life cycles of engineered products and how they impact the environment. They use a basic life cycle assessment method that assigns fictional numerical values for different ste...
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6 (6-8)CO:
Science (2009)
Math (2010)
ITEEA:
Technology (2000)
NGSS:
Science (2013)
1 hr 2 0.00
Projectile Motion
Students are introduced to the concept of projectile motion, of which they are often familiar from life experiences,such as playing sports such as basketball or baseball, even though they may not unde...
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11 (11-12)CCSS:
Math (2010)
ITEEA:
Technology (2000)
NY:
Science (1996)
NGSS:
Science (2013)
45 mins28 US\$ 0.00
Prosthetic Party
Student teams investigate biomedical engineering and the technology of prosthetics. Students create lower-leg prosthetic prototypes using various ordinary materials. Each team demonstrate its device's...
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7 (4-7)CO:
Science (2009)
ITEEA:
Technology (2000)
NGSS:
Science (2013)
2 hrs 4 US\$ 5.00
Protect That Pill
Students reinforce their knowledge of the different parts of the digestive system and explore the concept of simulation by developing a pill coating that can withstand the churning actions and acidic ...
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7 (6-8)CO:
Science (2009)
Math (2010)
CCSS:

ITEEA:
Technology (2000)
NGSS:
Science (2013)
50 mins3 US\$ 2.00
Protect Those Eyes
Students design and build prototypes for protective eyewear. They choose different activities or sports that require protective eyewear and design a device for that particular use. Students learn abou...
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7 (6-8)CO:
Science (2009)
ITEEA:
Technology (2000)
NGSS:
Science (2013)
50 mins2 US\$ 1.00