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Urinalysis

  • Healthcare
Grades:
  • 9 - 12
Level: 4
In this activity, students will investigate how laboratory diagnostics are used in obtaining healthcare information.
  • Technology
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Fast Lane

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • 9 - 12
Level: 2
In this activity, students will investigate how electricity and magnetism are closely related by building and testing their own electromagnets.
  • Science
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Floating on Air

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • 9 - 12
Level: 2
Students will investigate the relationship between friction and motion by building a simple hovercraft.
  • Science
.pdf
Grades:
  • 9 - 12
Level: 2
In this lesson, students will work in teams to create a structure that will withstand simulated hurricane force winds
  • Engineering
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Wind Power

  • Energy
Grades:
  • 9 - 12
Level: 2
Students will examine wind power and learn to hardness it by creating a wind turbine.
  • Engineering
.pdf
Grades:
  • 9 - 12
Level: 2
In this activity, students will work in teams and use the approach of biomimicry to build an Adaptation Station that will enhance life for humans living in a specific environment.
  • Science
.pdf
Grades:
  • 9 - 12
Level: 2
Students will “mash up” an assigned product with one design influence from nature and present the product design to their peers using a free CAD software (such as Google Sketch).
  • Engineering
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Market Research and Design

  • IT
  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • 9 - 12
Level: 3
In this lesson, students will work in teams to design a pair of headphones specifically for children under three.
  • Engineering
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Grades:
  • 9 - 12
Level: 4
Students will explore how satellites send images from telescopes in space, which we can access on Earth via the Internet.
  • Technology
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Synthetic Properties

  • IT
  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • 9 - 12
Level: 4
In this activity, students will compare samples of monomers and polymers in powder and thread form (sugar/cotton candy and cotton flock/cotton balls).
  • Science
.pdf
Grades:
  • 9 - 12
Level: 3
Students will use geometric shapes to design a unique three-dimensional object that has an everyday use.
  • Technology
.pdf
Grades:
  • 9 - 12
Level: 3
Students will investigate the application of 3D printing to space technology.
  • Math
  • Science
  • Technology
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AI

  • IT
Grades:
  • 9 - 12
Level: 2
Students will investigate and categorize types of artificial intelligence to determine a protocol for the Turing Test.
  • Engineering
  • Technology
.pdf
Grades:
  • 9 - 12
Level: 3
Students will design one or more unique levels of a maze game using a free online coding program.
  • Technology
.pdf
Grades:
  • 9 - 12
Level: 3
Students will investigate the technological application of quantum effects in cyber security.
  • Engineering
  • Technology
.pdf
Grades:
  • 9 - 12
Level: 2
Students will work in small groups to investigate constraints of starting a business. Each group will be assigned a specific constraint. Small groups will then write a linear inequality and graph the inequality on a group capture sheet.
  • Math
.pdf
Grades:
  • 9 - 12
Level: 3
Students will work in small groups to stack Solo cups vs. Styrofoam cups to see how many of each it takes for the two stacks to be equal. Students will then derive a system of linear equations to model the scenario of the two stacks of cups.
  • Math
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Game Set Match

  • Energy
Grades:
  • 9 - 12
Level: 3
In this activity, students will investigate how robots work including robotic parts and explain how energy is transferred to make different parts move.
  • Science
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