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ScienceWeb Australia: Years 9-10

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Science Web Australia presents a collection of three units designed for English speaking high schoolers and utilizing resources available online. The first unit focuses on ecosystems, the second on plate tectonics, and the third on the...
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Plate Tectonics

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Young geologists examine evidence scientists have gathered to develop the Theory of Plate Tectonics. They explore how tectonic events are monitored and how future events can be predicted. The unit concludes with groups investigating how...
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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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Wattsville and Mercalli Booklet

For Teachers 6th Standards
There has been an earthquake! Can you listen to the description of damage given by callers in order to determine the epicenter? The 11th of 20 lessons has pupils read a script of one emergency caller. The class records the information on...
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Prepare for Earthquakes

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
We know earthquakes are going to happen, but what can we do about it? The final lesson in a series of five offers scholars the chance to research prediction and warning systems, engineering solutions, and the role of scientists. After a...
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For Teachers 9th - 12th
Chemistry learners will be able to explain solid and gas solubility concepts after viewing this slide show. The presentation is organized and attractive. It will serve as a tremendous support to your lecture. Follow it with a hands-on...
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Design a Green Rooftop Garden

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Design and construct buildings with rooftop gardens. Junior engineers work in groups to build two buildings and then perform experiments to determine whether or not a garden affects the building temperatures. They graph and interpret...
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Career Connections | Construction Worker

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
New ReviewLike working with your hands? Like building things? Like tools? Think hard hats are cool?  Check out a short video that details the rewards of working in construction.
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Hot Shots and Hot Jobs: Powering Up with Renewable Energy

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
New ReviewImagine being a part of the hot new field of renewable energy! A short video details a few of the many job opportunities for those interested in the infrastructure of the systems that provide the power we use daily.
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Career Connections | Civil Engineer

For Students 6th - 12th
New ReviewLike to work outdoors? Like to build massive things? Or little models of those massive things? An informative video details how a civil engineer gets to do all these things. 
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Everyday Engineering: Windy City Tower

For Students 3rd - 12th Standards
A little wind shouldn't hurt a building. Given three sheets of paper and six feet of tape, scholars create a structure that can withstand wind and hold up a weight. They conduct tests using a fan and decide on any improvements to make...
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Everyday Engineering: Water Pollution Clean Up

For Students K - 12th Standards
Water, water, everywhere, but pollution is a major problem. Scholars design a filtration device or process that removes dirt and other particles from water. They use various household objects such as marbles, cotton balls, or coffee...
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DiscoverE Challenge: Critical Load

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Take a load off .. and put the weight on a house of cards. Scholars learn about civil engineering and critical loads by building the sturdiest house possible out of a dozen playing cards. They conduct tests by placing pennies or other...
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Skyscraper Engineering

For Students 1st - 6th
The sky's the limit when learning about engineering. Future engineers conduct an activity to learn about forces associated with skyscrapers. They design and build a model of a skyscraper from basic household materials, then test their...
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Doing the Math: Analysis of Forces in a Truss Bridge

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Join together to investigate truss joints. Scholars learn how to analyze forces at truss joints to determine the strength of truss bridges. They apply the "method of joints" in calculating the tension and compression forces at each joint...
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Why Isn’t the Netherlands Underwater?

For Students 6th - 12th
When picturing the Netherlands, many imagine windmills, tulips, wooden clogs, Dutch chocolate, and idyllic waterways. Find out what role the waterways and windmills play in the vast Delta Works project that protects a country that has a...
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Epic Engineering: Building the Brooklyn Bridge

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Sometimes bridge building is a family business. An enlightening video describes the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge and the engineering principles behind suspension bridges. Viewers also learn about the people who led the project,...
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Why Doesn’t the Leaning Tower of Pisa Fall Over?

For Students 6th - 12th
The famous Leaning Tower of Pisa doesn't lean as much as it used to. Why it did, and why it doesn't as much as it used to, is the focus of a short film that reveals the engineering behind the construction and the various efforts over the...
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How to Become an Engineer: Crash Course Engineering #45

For Students 9th - 12th
Interested in becoming an engineer? An informational and educational video teaches viewers about the various ways to become an engineer. It uses an example of building an airplane wing to describe the branches of engineering that...
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Geography Now! Netherlands

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
The Netherlands is the lowest-level nation in Europe, reclaiming about a fifth of its land back from the sea with engineering ingenuity. It's also, on average, one of the tallest countries and usually ranks within the world's top 20...
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Why Moving People Is Complicated: Crash Course Engineering #41

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
We all want to get to where we're going. Get there faster using an engaging video that takes a look at transportation engineering. It explores different types of transportation systems, including subways, trains, and highways, as well as...
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What if Cracks in Concrete Could Fix Themselves?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Concrete, heal thyself! A fascinating video describes the self-healing properties of concrete, known as autonomous healing. Pupils also learn about ways that engineers try to make concrete more resistant to cracks, such as by adding...
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Loads Lab

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Take a load off! Introduce junior engineers to the effects of load on structural design with an easy-to-use interactive. Individuals apply one of many load options, examine its effects, then learn about the safeguards employed during...
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Real-Life Math | Civil Engineer

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Build the foundations for an solid understanding of volume. Scholars view a video where a civil engineer describes math used in the profession and then poses a volume of cylinders question. They work in pairs to solve the problem and...