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Get in My Body: Drug Delivery

Students are challenged to think as biomedical engineers and brainstorm ways to administer medication to a patient who is unable to swallow. They learn about the advantages and disadvantages of curren...
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Lesson 2016-02-05 Subject Areas: 4
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There Will Be Drugs

Students experience the engineering design process as they design, fabricate, test and redesign their own methods for encapsulation of a (hypothetical) new miracle drug. As if they are engineers, team...
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Activity 2016-02-05 Subject Areas: 0
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Inquiry and Engineering: Gliders

Student teams design, build and test small-sized gliders to maximize flight distance and an aerodynamic ratio, applying their knowledge of fluid dynamics to its role in flight. Students experience the...
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Activity 2016-01-29 Subject Areas: 3
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Statistical Analysis of Flexible Circuits

Students are introduced to the technology of flexible circuits, some applications and the photolithography fabrication process. They are challenged to determine if the fabrication process results in a...
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Lesson 2016-01-15 Subject Areas: 1
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Applying Statistics to Nano-Circuit Dimensions in Fabrication

Measuring the dimensions of nano-circuits requires an expensive, high-resolution microscope with integrated video camera and a computer with sophisticated imaging software, but in this activity, stude...
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Activity 2016-01-15 Subject Areas: 0
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Redox Battery Lab

Through this lab, students are introduced to energy sciences as they explore redox reactions and how hydrogen fuel cells turn the energy released when hydrogen and oxygen are combined into electrical ...
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Activity 2015-12-21 Subject Areas: 1
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Suit Up!

Students learn about providing healthcare in a global setting and the importance of wearing protective equipment when treating patients with infectious diseases like Ebola. They learn about biohazard ...
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Activity 2015-12-07 Subject Areas: 4
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Create a Safe Bungee Cord for Washy!

Students learn about the role engineers and mathematicians play in developing the perfect bungee cord length by simulating and experimenting with bungee jumping using washers and rubber bands. Working...
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Activity 2015-12-04 Subject Areas: 3
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Spaghetti Soapbox Derby

Student pairs design, build and test model vehicles capable of rolling down a ramp and then coasting freely as far as possible. The challenge is to make the vehicles entirely out of dry pasta using on...
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Activity 2015-11-20 Subject Areas: 1
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Engineering Ethics

Students analyze an assortment of popular inventions to determine whom they are intended to benefit, who has access to them, who might be harmed by them, and who is profiting by them. Then they re-ima...
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Activity 2015-11-13 Subject Areas: 1
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