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#### Inquiry in Action: Second Grade

The six-unit modules in the Inquiry in Action curriculum set is designed for second graders. With hands-on instructional activities and experiments, young scholars investigate the properties of materials, liquids, and dissolving is a...

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#### Inquiry in Action: Second Grade Chapter 1 - Properties of Materials

Four lessons comprise the first chapter in the Inquiry in Action Unit module. Sorting objects by properties is an instructional activity in justification. Second graders examine the properties of specific items and use them to classify...

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#### Design Squad: Invent It, Build It

Challenge budding engineers with a collection of six engaging hands-activities. Kids invent solutions for needs in everyday life, including a way for persons on crutches or in wheelchairs to carry all their stuff, a sturdy, easy-to-build...

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#### Design Step 6: Evaluate/Manufacture a Final Product

This is what all of the excitement has been building up to! Young engineers create engineering drawings, use machines to manufacture their products, test, and evaluate their designs in the last step in the engineering design process.

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#### Design Step 5: Construct a Prototype

Enough with the talking, let's build something! In the fifth step in the engineering design process, young engineers build a prototype to test their ideas. The lesson walks them through the process of evaluating it step-by-step....

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#### Career Connections | Product Designer

For those curious, who like to solve problems, who like to research, the job of product designer would be a perfect fit. A short video shows how one production designer combined these qualities to form a company that creates specialized...

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#### Using the Properties of Materials to Improve a Model Boat

Work together to stay afloat. Using a paper boat, pupils connect properties of materials to their usefulness. They test different paper to determine how many pennies each boat will hold and learn that combining materials with different...

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#### Science and Technology Start-Up Stars

Try something new and become an entrepreneur. Scholars first learn what it means to be an entrepreneur and come up with a definition. They then watch videos where the narrators come up with a solution to a problem in their lives. The set...

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#### A Place at the Table

Find a seat at the table. Learners design a non-rectangular picnic table given constraints on the number of people that should be able to sit at the table. They draw blueprints and build scale models of their tables. After researching...

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#### Build-a-Toy

Don't toy with using a fun lesson. Scholars design new toys and then create scale drawings. They determine the volume and surface area of the toys, and then research prices of raw materials to estimate the manufacturing costs.

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#### Being Green – Minimizing the Surface Area of a Soda Can

Save the world by designing a new soda can! Learners first measure the dimensions of a typical soda can and calculate its surface area and volume. They then use spreadsheet software to minimize the surface area for the volume, thus...

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#### Ping Pong Packing

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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#### Harmless Holder

Don't let the lesson fly away. Young environmentalists learn how soda rings cause harmful effects on birds and other creatures. They then invent new packaging for a six-pack of soda that doesn't include rings in an effort to alleviate...

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#### Dandy Candies

Package design is an economic necessity. Young scholars assume the role in an interesting inquiry-based lesson. Given 24 cubic shaped candies to package, they must determine the arrangement that uses the least amount of cardboard to...

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#### Textbook Support Challenge

Textbooks are heavier than a sheet of paper, so how can paper hold up a textbook? Young engineers create a structure out of paper that can support a textbook. To add another wrinkle, they must stay within budget and time constraints.

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#### Product Dissection

Sometimes, taking things apart is more fun than putting things together. Groups of learners participate in a reverse engineering activity. They dissect a device of their choosing to see how it works—great hands-on learning from the...

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#### Harmless Holder

Here's a lesson that's not for the birds! Scholars design and build packaging for soda cans that is environmentally friendly. These packages must be durable, easy to carry, and have no environmental impact.

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#### Build a Better Boomerang

This isn't the boomerang you're used to. Scholars first see how a commercial boomerang works. They then cut out a four-wing boomerang and test its flight to compare it to that of the commercial boomerang.

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#### Design a Catapult

Just this once, it's okay to throw things in class. Out of craft sticks and rubber bands, pupils build catapults to launch an object of choice. This can be a ping-pong ball, a marshmallow, or any other small item. As long as it hits the...

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#### Squishy Circuits

Make electricity flow through Play-Doh. Individuals create animals or other creatures using Play-Doh. The engineering aspect? Eyes that light up and Play-Doh that conducts electricity.

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#### Build a Pinball Game

Watch your classroom turn into an arcade. Pupils work in groups to build pinball machines from boxes and other found objects. Gamers must incorporate a variety of obstacles and launchers into the machine to see their designs in motion.

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#### Tape Dispenser Challenge

Help your class get out of a sticky situation! Future engineers explore existing tape dispensers and then design a new system for dispensing tape. To put these systems to the test, they build and evaluate prototypes of their designs.

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#### Water Bottle Unit

How much plastic do manufacturers use to create water bottles each year? The class explores the number of water bottles used throughout the years to determine how many consumers will use in the future. Class members compare different...

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#### The Represented World: Communication—Packaging

Challenge your classes to design and market a new product. Collaborative groups use geometry skills to create packaging for their products. Finally, they plan a marketing strategy to present to a marketing specialist.