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Aging Heart Valves
In this unit, students learn about the form and function of the human heart through lecture, research and dissection. Following the steps of the Legacy Cycle, students brainstorm, research, design and...
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11 (9-12) Subject Areas: 1
Lessons: 2
Activities: 3
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Air Pollution
Students are introduced to the concept of air quality by investigating the composition, properties, atmospheric layers and everyday importance of air. They explore the sources and effects of visible a...
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5 (4-6) Subject Areas: 3
Lessons: 10
Activities: 32
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All Caught Up: Bycatching and Design
Bycatch, the unintended capture of animals in commercial fishing gear, is a hot topic in marine conservation today. The surprisingly high level of bycatch—about 25% of the entire global catch—is r...
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5 (4-8) Subject Areas: 3
Lessons: 2
Activities: 3
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Android Acceleration Application
In the first of two sequential lessons, students create mobile apps that collect data from an Android device's accelerometer and then store that data to a database. This lesson provides practice with ...
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11 (9-12) Subject Areas: 3
Lessons: 2
Activities: 2
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Asteroid Impact
Full Design Badge
Through this earth science curricular unit, student teams are presented with the scenario that an asteroid will impact the Earth. In response, their challenge is to design the location and size of und...
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7 (6-8) Subject Areas: 1
Lessons: 8
Activities: 8
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Biodomes
Students explore the biosphere's environments and ecosystems, learning along the way about the plants, animals, resources and natural cycles of our planet. Over the course of lessons 2-6, students use...
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5 (3-6) Subject Areas: 3
Lessons: 6
Activities: 5
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Biomedical Engineering and the Human Body
Human beings are fascinating and complex living organisms—a symphony of different functional systems working in concert. Through a 10-lesson series with hands-on activities students are introduced t...
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7 (4-7) Subject Areas: 1
Lessons: 10
Activities: 14
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Bone Mineral Density and Logarithms
Partial Design Badge
Students examine an image produced by a cabinet x-ray system to determine if it is a quality bone mineral density image. They write in their journals about what they need to know to be able to make th...
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11 (9-12) Subject Areas: 1
Lessons: 4
Activities: 3
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Bridges
Partial Design Badge
Through a five-lesson series that includes numerous hands-on activities, students are introduced to the importance and pervasiveness of bridges for connecting people to resources, places and other peo...
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7 (6-8) Subject Areas: 1
Lessons: 5
Activities: 6
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Building towards the Future
Partial Design Badge
Students are introduced to some basic civil engineering concepts in an exciting and interactive manner. Bridges and skyscrapers, the two most visible structures designed by civil engineers, are discus...
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7 (6-8) Subject Areas: 2
Lessons: 2
Activities: 3
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