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154 resources with the concept machines

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Design Squad Event Guide

For Students 4th - 8th
Everything you need to plan an event for young engineers can be found in an Event Guide that includes activities, an event checklist, tips for working with youth and volunteers, signage, certificates, and an evaluation form. Kids make a...
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Simple Machines

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
A collection of five lessons and activities introduce young engineers to simple and compound machines. Groups use the engineering design process to design a Rube Goldberg machine to move a circus elephant into a rail car, a pulley system...
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Crash Course: Artificial Intelligence

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Jabril, assisted by his John Green Bot, narrate a Crash Course in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. The 20 videos in the collection examine the logic behind AI, its history, how it is being used today, and show some...
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Simple Machines

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Planning an elementary science unit has never been simpler! These twelve lessons guide young scientists through an exploration of simple machines and their many uses in the real world before asking them to apply their learning in the...
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Simple Machines

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Planning a unit on simple machines? Save some time and energy with this collection of lessons and activities that explores how these devices are used in the real world to make life a little easier. 
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Modern Day Pyramids

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate the ways in which ancient technologies - six types of simple machines and combinations - are used to construct modern buildings. As they work together to solve a design problem (designing and building a modern...
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Greg Kinnear: Machine

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Greg tells us about the word machine. He has a hard time explaining the word until a friendly robot defines the word. After he knows what the word means, Greg show all of the things he has that could be considered a machine
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Analyzing the Cotton Gin Patent

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Decode primary sources in a fast-paced activity. A quick guessing game helps pupils use visual clues to understand primary sources. Academics look at a picture of the cotton gin and must guess what it is without other knowledge or clues....
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Automation and the American Worker

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
A thought-provoking resource examines the future of automation and the effects on employment. Academics read informational text, complete written prompts, and participate in activities to understand automation and the possibilities for...
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Neural Networks and Deep Learning: Crash Course AI #3

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Hey, I recognize you! Pupils build on previous videos to learn how artificial intelligence applications, such as image recognition, make use of neural networks. They see how hidden layers and deep learning play a role in these neural...
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Simple Machines

For Teachers 3rd Standards
What's the best way to use a simple machine to solve a real-world problem? Scholars construct their own simple and complex machines to explore the concepts of work and force. They discuss examples of simple machines they have found in...
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Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Motion is the focus of ten hands-on activities that challenge scholars to build machines invented by Leonardo da Vinci. Following several steps, small groups work collaboratively to recreate machines including levers, pulleys, wheels,...
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Simple Machines, Ben Franklin and the Technology of the 1700s

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Benjamin Franklin was an inventor, and he was fascinated by the mechanics of machinery. Using a fun exploration, pupils examine simple machines from the pre-Industrial era. Then, they must identify and build their own using common objects.
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Why Machines That Bend Are Better

For Students 9th - 12th
The world of compliant mechanisms is only limited by the imagination! The video lesson begins with a comparison between traditional machines and compliant mechanisms. The scientists then explain the advantage of having flexible, bendable...
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Manufacturing Processes 4-5

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
No need to manufacture an excuse for learning about manufacturing. Scholar use an eBook to study manufacturing processes. The textbook covers milling machines, lathe machines, drill presses, bandsaws, surface grinders, heat treating,...
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The Incredible Inventions of Intuitive AI

For Students 9th - 12th
Welcome to the Augmented Age. Futurist Maurice Conti introduces viewers to his predictions of what to expect from the Augmented Age, an age of computers and robotic systems that work with humans to imagine, design, and build all sorts of...
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Unsupervised Machine Learning: Crash Course Statistics #37

For Students 9th - 12th
Let the machines do what they do best. The 37th installment of the Crash Course Statistics series focuses on unsupervised machine learning. It describes two methods, k-means and hierarchical clustering, and provides examples for each.
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Supervised Machine Learning: Crash Course Statistics #36

For Students 9th - 12th
Use math to help predict the future. Viewers of the 36th Crash Course video covering statistics hear about machine learning. They see how logistic regression, linear discriminant analysis, and K nearest neighbors are all models that help...
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Da Vinci: Machines Exhibition

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Transportation devices, military devices, mechanical devices, entertainment devices. The inventions of Leonardo da Vinci are legendary. After viewing images of da Vinci's inventions, class members are encouraged to draft their own...
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Four Corners

For Students 5th - 8th
It's imperative to be as precise as possible. Future engineers learn about precision by building a cardboard machine. The base, corners, handles, and paddles must all be assembled with precision or the machine won't work.
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Kicking Machine

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Don't kick the resource to the curb; you'll definitely regret it. Future engineers devise a kicking machine that launches a ping-pong ball toward a target. They can use a pendulum, a rubber band, or both, depending on whether they want...
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The World's Smallest Robots: Rise of the Nanomachines

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Think robots are big, clunky heaps of metal? Not anymore! Introduce your class to a whole new breed of robots through a video from the American Chemical Society's Reactions playlist. The resource shows what these tiny machines are made...
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Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
From driving cars to making medical diagnoses, machines are getting smarter every day. Scholars explore machine learning and artificial intelligence by watching the 34th video in an engaging series. Among the topics are classification,...
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What's the Biggest Machine in the World?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Which is the biggest machine of them all? A Real Engineering video claims that the biggest machine in the world is the US electrical grid and its components. It describes the first electrical plant made by Edison as well as various other...