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Java Programming: Testing the Edges

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Tests are no fun, but test cases are extremely helpful. Pupils work in groups to write a Java program that completes a given task. They come up with test cases to give to another group, then trade test cases to determine if their program...
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Java Code: Does It Work? Test and Test Again

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Testing software code can sure test one's patience. Future programmers learn about the importance of testing when writing code for computer software. They access the CodingBat website to test programs written in Java using three test...
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TinkerCAD: Introduction to 3D Printing

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Steer young minds to build better boats. Future engineers first spend a few days exploring the TinkerCAD software and completing some embedded lessons. They then design sea crafts with buoyancy in mind and print them using a 3-D printer.
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Career Connections | Industrial Designer

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
There ought to be a tool for that! Industrial designers meet the challenge of designing new tools that accomplish tasks. A short video introduces viewers to a designer who crafts tools for musical instruments.
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Career Connections | Prosthetist Dayton

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Like a challenge? Not afraid of seeing blood? Have good interpersonal skills? Try looking into a job as a prosthetist. A lower-limb prosthetist discusses his unusual pathway to a career that enables him to design and fit artificial limbs.
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Engineering a Floatation Device

For Teachers 5th Standards
Classes will definitely not be sinking after a buoyant lesson! A project-based assessment helps highlight the importance of prior knowledge as individuals design a floatation device for a cell phone. They use their knowledge of chemical...
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Designing a Spectroscopy Mission

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Design a mission over the rainbow. Small groups spend several weeks together determining a mission related to spectroscopy. The teams build spectrographs and analyze the design to determine whether it will carry out the mission. At the...
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Expressing Emotions through Art Lesson 1—Everyone Shows They Care

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
In a lesson that explores art and emotions, scholars analyze a piece of art and discuss which emotions it portrays. They go on to reflect on their own emotions and how they are similar to the feelings expressed artistically. Participants...
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Designing an Open Spectrograph

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Take the class over the rainbow. Pairs or small groups follow directions to create a spectrograph. The pupils measure the angles formed by the different colors of the spectrum along with calculating the lengths formed by the spectrum and...
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Symmetry: A Design Problem

For Students 6th - 12th
As part of a study of design, young artists examine an example of a formal (symmetrical) design and then, following step-by-step directions, create their own. 
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Wind Power

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Blow away the competition with a lesson about wind power and turbines. Groups build windmills to test how the size of blades affect the amount of work done. The scholars build a variety of blades and collect data on how each type...
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Subdivision Design and Quadrilaterals

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
They say real estate is location, it might be more about area. Learners work individually and in groups to design subdivisions by dividing the land up into lots. Scholars design floor plans to fit on the lots along with including a park....
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The Wheels on the Bus

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Find a cheaper way to keep buses going round and round. Small groups use their knowledge of ratios and proportions to find ways to save money on school transportation. The teams determine the number of miles buses currently travel by...
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Ping Pong Packing

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Bounce off some ideas to reduce the amount of wasted space. Teams work together to determine the best size and shape of container to package a large order of ping pong balls. Groups are to design the container to reduce the amount of...
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The Represented World: Recreational STEM

For Teachers 3rd Standards
How are forces and motion important to a swing set? Scholars explore the concepts of force and motion using swing sets. In preparation for their own STEM design project, individuals take surveys and data from peers, complete labs on...
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Market Research and Design: The Headphone Challenge

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Watch augmented reality bring classrooms to life. Scholars work in groups to design, build, and market a new pair of headphones meant for children under three. They use an augmented reality app to show their headphones in action as they...
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Recycling Paper

For Teachers 5th Standards
Build an appreciation for the green movement by recycling your own paper! Learners participate in a STEM instructional activity by learning about the process of recycling paper and then designing their own models. Their ultimate task is...
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Can You Design and Construct a Better Candy Bag?

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
Bag the sweet resource for later use! Pupils learn about engineering design by developing a new, improved bag for candy from thin plastic sheets or from paper. The bags are to be visually appealing, but should also be functional. To...
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Fossil Fuel Extraction Activity

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Extracting oil is more difficult than many think! Learners work together and get hands-on as they represent oil companies drilling for oil by simulating oil extraction using beans. They identify the challenges faced in using...
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Body Systems in Space

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Imagine the effect space travel has on the human body! After examining potential problems with space travel, learners design a product to solve those problems. They create mock-ups of their products using software and pitch their ideas...
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3D Printing Robots

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What is water worth to you? The answer probably depends on many different variables. Learners explore the value of water in space and what it takes to transport the resource to locations in a galaxy far far away. They then consider...
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Stacking Cups

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What do disposable cups and engineering design have in common? That's up to your pupils to discover! Using tables and equations, learners model the pattern of the height of a stack of cups compared to the number of cups. They use what...
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Design All Around Us

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Use mother nature as the inspiration. Young scholars learn to appreciate the design aspects of nature in a guided activity. After finding natural examples of different design aspects, they create their own unique designs using nature as...
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Explore 3D Design

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Explore the creativity of your pupils in a design challenge! Learners use a two-dimensional image as inspiration to design a three-dimensional object that has a practical use. Their designs are specific to assigned professions, and they...