We found 35 resources with the concept mechanical engineering
Skyscrapers, Statics, and Dynamics: Crash Course Engineering #26
10 mins 9th - 12th
New ReviewYou definitely don't want skyscrapers to sway too much. An informative video discusses statics and dynamics, equilibrium, forces, and torque. It uses the Citicorp Building as an example to illustrate the danger of quartering winds and...
Reaching Breaking Point: Materials, Stresses, and Toughness: Crash Course Engineering #18
11 mins 9th - 12th
Don't let materials science break you. An informative video explains the mechanical properties of materials. It uses a stress-strain diagram to discuss elasticity, hardness, toughness, creep strength, and fatigue strength. It also...
The First and Zeroth Laws of Thermodynamics: Crash Course Engineering #9
10 mins 9th - 12th
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,...
Mechanical Engineering: Crash Course Engineering #3
10 mins 9th - 12th
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...
What Is Engineering?: Crash Course Engineering #1
10 mins 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,...
Electricity: Sources, Usage, Challenges, and the Future
9th - 12th
What does the future of energy look like? Junior engineers collaborate to discover a solution to the global energy crisis during a very hands-on lesson. The unit focuses on learning through collaboration to develop a deep understanding...
Why Don't Perpetual Motion Machines Ever Work?
6 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
It turns out that some laws were definitely not meant to be broken! A short illustrative video explains why the first and second laws of thermodynamics prevent perpetual motion machines from actually moving perpetually — and why...
Fairly Fundamental Facts About Forces and Structures
6th - 8th
Don't twist and turn looking for a resource. The first installment of a six-part series teaches young engineers about the five fundamental forces of compression, tension, shear, bending, and torsion. These forces help explain different...
The Engineering Process
3rd - 8th
Discover the ins and outs of the engineering process from Crash Course Kids series of 17 informative and engaging videos. Each video offers insightful details into the world of engineering, captivating animation, and kid-friendly humor enthusiastic learners are bound to enjoy.
The WSU Trebuchet Contest and the Engineering Design Process
7th - 12th
Launch a review of the eight steps in the design process with an activity that asks class members to design and build a functional trebuchet for the Wright State University Trebuchet contest. Teams review the preliminary criteria and the...
Physics, Technology and Engineering in Automobile Racing
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Start your engines! This five-lesson unit introduces physics and Newton's laws through automobile racing. Each lesson includes background information, a student worksheet, and an answer key. There are also culminating project...
What's the Difference Between Accuracy and Precision?
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
While often used interchangeably, the distinction between accuracy and precision is critical for many scientific endeavors. Discover the importance of consistency for precise results, and the need for accuracy in the field of research,...
EdTech Tuesdays: Constructor (Construct a Car)
5 mins Pre-K - 6th
Looking for a way to engage children in learning about engineering design? Rich and Jennifer have you covered with this look at the Constructor app, a resource that involves students in building, testing, and modifying their very own...