# Activities

## AI

• IT
• 9–12
Level: 2
Students will investigate and categorize types of artificial intelligence to determine a protocol for the Turing Test.
• Engineering
• Technology
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## Floating on Air

• Manufacturing
• 9–12
Level: 2
Students will investigate the relationship between friction and motion by building a simple hovercraft.
• Science
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## Stacking Cups

• IT
• 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
.pdf

## Hurricane Force

• Energy
• 9–12
Level: 2
In this lesson, students will work in teams to create a structure that will withstand simulated hurricane force winds
• Engineering
.pdf

## Wind Power

• Energy
• 9–12
Level: 2
Students will examine wind power and learn to hardness it by creating a wind turbine.
• Engineering
.pdf

## 3D Printing Robots

• IT
• 9–12
Level: 3
Students will investigate the application of 3D printing to space technology.
• Math
• Science
• Technology
.pdf

## Cyber Security

• IT
• 9–12
Level: 3
Students will investigate the technological application of quantum effects in cyber security.
• Engineering
• Technology
.pdf

## Explore 3D Design

• IT
• 9–12
Level: 3
Students will use geometric shapes to design a unique three-dimensional object that has an everyday use.
• Technology
.pdf

## Modeling Constraints

• IT
• 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

## Light the Bulb

• Energy
• 9–12
Level: 4
In this investigation, students will design three different circuit arrangements with a switch capable of lighting a small light bulb. They will use the results of this investigation to determine the best configuration for wiring holiday lights.
• Science
.pdf

## Crack the Code

• IT
• 9–12
Level: 3
Students will design one or more unique levels of a maze game using a free online coding program.
• Technology
.pdf

## Recycling Improvements

• Manufacturing
• 9–12
Level: 2
After learning about the amount of paper that the United States uses every year, students will observe how homemade recycled paper is made. Upon examining the result, students will be challenged to refine this process in order to produce a paper product.
• Engineering
.pdf

## Biomes and Biomimicry

• IT
• 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

## Fast Lane

• Manufacturing