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Computer Engineering and the End of Moore's Law: Crash Course Engineering #35

For Students 9th - 12th
Engineers make better computers, and computers make better engineers. An informative video describes the components of computers, including both hardware and software, and how engineers have a hand in improving  these components. It also...
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Give Binary a Try!

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Students apply binary code in software applications for computer engineers. For this binary code lesson, students read about binary code and its applications to computer engineers. They download software and read an online binary clock....
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Automatic Floor Cleaner Computer Program Challenge

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Have your class use the engineering design process to program a vacuum robot. Using computer engineering concepts, teams program an automatic floor cleaner to traverse designated patterns. 
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Get Charged!

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Learners explore the concept of electricity in this activity based unit.  In this physical science lesson, students focus on electricity and electrical engineering. The teaching unit includes 5 activities to develop learners conceptual...
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Intel Performance Engineer

For Teachers 6th - 12th
A performance engineer, Regina, tells us about her job duties at Intel. She also informs viewers about how she completes performance tests for Intel products. She studied computer engineering and also shares why she loves her job.
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Map of Computer Science

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Like all other sciences, computer science has many branches. An informative video provides a brief overview of computer science. It breaks the discipline into three major areas: theoretical computer science, computer engineering, and...
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Bits & Binary

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Youngsters love to write on their hands, and in this fabulous activity they are actually asked to. Using numbers written on the tips of their fingers, they will learn how the binary number system works. This hands-on instructional...
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Engineered Memory

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
What ever happened to using floppy disks for computer storage? Investigate the pros and cons of punch cards and floppy disks by making predictions, performing experiments, and presenting recommendations. Look back at the history of...
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How Engineering Robots Works: Crash Course Engineering #33

For Students 9th - 12th
Can you work out how robots work? An engaging video describes the field of robotics and how it is different from artificial intelligence. The narrator explains how sensors, actuators, effectors, and computers work together in a robot to...
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Ad for Computer Engineers

For Students 9th - 11th
In this algebra learning exercise, students figure out the phone number from an ad asking to hire an Engineer given a clue. There is a solution with a full explanation provided.
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Arduino Blink Challenge

For Students 6th - 12th
Who knew turning a light on and off could be so complicated? In the lesson, pupils use Arduino boards to learn about computer codes and programs. They program an Arduino to make a light turn on and off at certain time intervals.
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The History of Electrical Engineering: Crash Course Engineering #4

For Students 9th - 12th
Did you know that a murder helped the electric telegraph become famous? The fourth of 46 videos in the Crash Course Engineering series focuses on electrical engineering, its history, and its myriad applications. It breaks the field into...
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What Is Engineering?: Crash Course Engineering #1

For Students 6th - 12th
So you think you know what engineering is? The first of 46 videos in the Crash Course Engineering series identifies and describes different types of engineering, including military, civil, mechanical, electrical, chemical, nuclear,...
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Mechanical Engineering: Crash Course Engineering #3

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Build a concrete understanding of mechanical engineering. Viewers watch an engaging video that describes mechanical engineering as the "design, construction, operation, and maintenance of mechanical systems." It also highlights some...
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The History of Chemical Engineering: Crash Course Engineering #5

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The American Revolution: the catalyst for the development of chemical engineering. Scholars watch an informative video that describes the history of chemical engineering, beginning with France's need to produce soda ash as a result of a...
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Why We Can't Invent a Perfect Engine: Crash Course Engineering #10

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Your car's engine is likely to be only 20 percent thermally efficient. Why so inefficient? Viewers of the 10th video in an engineering series learn how the second law of thermodynamics and entropy limit the efficiency of a car engine....
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To the Moon and Mars - Aerospace Engineering: Crash Course Engineering #34

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Did you know that space flight has its own field of engineering? The 34th video in the Crash Course Engineering series looks at aerospace engineering and its two branches, aeronautical engineering and astronautical engineering. It...
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How to Engineer Health - Drug Discovery and Delivery: Crash Course Engineering #36

For Students 9th - 12th
The future of medicine involves engineering. Viewers of an educational video see how engineering plays a role in the discovery and development of new medicines. It also looks at targeted drug delivery systems, classical and reverse...
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Changing the Blueprints of Life - Genetic Engineering: Crash Course Engineering #38

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
A presentation of how engineering based in making something better led to engineering genetics. Scholars learn that genetic engineering began by selectively breeding plants that had specific characteristics to improve them. The video...
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How to Become an Engineer: Crash Course Engineering #45

For Students 9th - 12th
Interested in becoming an engineer? An informational and educational video teaches viewers about the various ways to become an engineer. It uses an example of building an airplane wing to describe the branches of engineering that...
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The Biggest Problems We're Facing Today and the Future of Engineering: Crash Course Engineering #46

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Be the future of engineering. Scholars learn about the future of engineering, particularly in the areas of sustainability, infrastructure, security, health, and general quality of life. The informational video looks at several examples,...
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The First and Zeroth Laws of Thermodynamics: Crash Course Engineering #9

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How can you have a zeroth law? The ninth installment of the Crash Course Engineering series focuses on the First and Zeroth Laws of Thermodynamics, including how the zeroth law came into place. Viewers also learn about stationary,...
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Reversibility and Irreversibility: Crash Course Engineering #8

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Reversibility in cars isn't about driving backwards. An informative YouTube video describes how the degree of reversibility in a system determines its efficiency. It explains the concept using an example of the pistons in a car engine...
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Heat Engines, Refrigerators, and Cycles: Crash Course Engineering #11

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
If you want, watch the video over and over again. The 11th installment of the Crash Course Engineering series focuses on cycles and repetition. It first reviews how heat engines work and applies the idea to heat pumps. It then explains...

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