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Title SummaryGrade Educational StandardsTime Group Size Cost/Grp
Will It Conduct?
Students build their own simple conductivity tester and explore whether given solid materials and solutions of liquids are good conductors of electricity. 4 (3-5)CO:
Science (2009)
Math (2010)
CCSS:

ITEEA:
Technology (2000)
NGSS:
Science (2013)
50 mins4 US$ 4.50
Wimpy Radar Antenna
Full Design Badge
Students reinforce an antenna tower made from foam insulation so that it can withstand a 480 N-cm bending moment (torque) and a 280 N-cm twisting moment (torque) with minimal deflection. During one cl...
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7 (6-8)CCSS:
Math (2010)
ITEEA:
Technology (2000)
MA:
Science (2006)
NGSS:
Science (2013)
3 hrs 4 US$ 1.00
Win that Bid! Selling Your Power Solution
A large part of engineering involves presenting products, concepts, and proposals to others in order to gain approval, funding, contracts, etc. Through this activity, students' presentation skills are...
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8 (7-8)ITEEA:
Technology (2000)
NGSS:
Science (2013)
NC:
Science (2010)
2 hrs 4 US$ 8.00
Wind Chimes
Students are challenged to design and build wind chimes using their knowledge of physics and sound waves, and under given constraints such as weight, cost and number of musical notes it must generate. They make mathematical computations to determine the pipe lengths.9 (9-12)ITEEA:
Technology (2000)
MA:
Science (2006)
Math (2011)
NGSS:
Science (2013)
2 hrs 30 mins4 US$ 10.00
Wind Energy
Partial Design Badge
Students learn about wind energy by making a pinwheel to model a wind turbine. Just like engineers, they decide where and how their turbine works best by testing it in different areas of the playground.4 (3-5)CO:
Science (2009)
Math (2010)
CCSS:

ITEEA:
Technology (2000)
NGSS:
Science (2013)
1 hr 40 mins1 US$ 0.25
Wind Power
In this activity, students develop an understanding of how engineers use wind to generate electricity. They will build a model anemometer to better understand and measure wind speed.4 (3-5)CO:
Science (2009)
Math (2010)
CCSS:

ITEEA:
Technology (2000)
NGSS:
Science (2013)
50 mins4 US$ 1.00
Wind Power! Designing a Wind Turbine
Students learn how engineers transform wind energy into electrical energy by building their own miniature wind turbines and measuring the electrical current it produces. They explore how design and position affect the electrical energy production.4 (3-5)CO:
Science (2009)
Math (2010)
CCSS:

ITEEA:
Technology (2000)
NGSS:
Science (2013)
1 hr 40 mins2 US$ 4.00
Wind-Powered Sail Cars
Full Design Badge
Student pairs design and construct small, wind-powered sail cars using limited quantities of drinking straws, masking tape, paper and beads. Teams compete to see which sail car travels the farthest wh...
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3 (K-6)CA:
Science (2013)
ITEEA:
Technology (2000)
NGSS:
Science (2013)
2 hrs 2 US$ 1.00
Windmill of Your Mind — Distributed Energy Goes to School
Students research the feasibility of installing a wind-turbine distributed energy (DE) system for their school. They write a proposal (actually, the executive summary of a proposal) to the school prin...
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4 (4-6)CO:
Science (2009)
ITEEA:
Technology (2000)
NGSS:
Science (2013)
1 hr 40 mins28 US$ 0.00
Windstorm
Partial Design Badge
In this activity, students will learn about how tornadoes are formed and what they look like. By creating a water vortex in a soda bottle, they will get a first-hand look at tornadoes.5 (3-5)CO:
Science (2009)
ITEEA:
Technology (2000)
NGSS:
Science (2013)
50 mins4 US$ 1.00
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