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Sunlight into Electricity Using Nanotechnology
7th - 9th
New ReviewShine a light on nanotechnology. Scholars read an electrifying poster to learn about the relationship between nanotechnology and solar energy. They start with a whole solar panel, then focus in on smaller and smaller components of the...
Nanotechnology: A World of New Possibilities
7th - 9th
New ReviewGood things come in small packages. A four-lesson unit plan provides educators with a framework for teaching about nanotechnology. The lesson looks at how nanotechnology relates to water purification, cancer treatment, solar energy, and...
What Is Engineering?: Crash Course Engineering #1
10 mins 6th - 12th
New ReviewSo you think you know what engineering is? The first of 46 videos in the Crash Course Engineering series identifies and describes different types of engineering, including military, civil, mechanical, electrical, chemical, nuclear,...
A Farmer’s Challenge to Breed to the Greatest of Grapes
7th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewWhat does your class know about GMOs? Are they savvy to selective breeding? Challenge young minds to engineer the greatest crop of all time using a hands-on genetics unit. Learners discover the good and bad details of selective breeding,...
Making Connections with Water Quality
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewWhat's in your water? And, why is water quality so important? Enhance your class's level of water appreciation through a lesson that demonstrates the necessity of water quality. Environmental enthusiasts explore the EPA's Clean Water...
Sensors, Sensors…..Everywhere! Middle School Meteorologist Create Weather Bots!
6th - 8th
New ReviewMy forecast is that you'll want to use the resource. Pupils design and create a weather bot as part of a project-based unit. These bots should be able to measure temperature, humidity, barometric pressure, wind speed and direction, and...
How Computers Works: CPU, Memory, Input, and Output
4 mins 6th - 12th
New ReviewCan you remember how a computer works? An engaging video describes the role of the input, memory, central processing unit (CPU), and output in a computer. It also explains how these functions work together. Now it's just a matter of...
Detecting Rise in Body Temperature in Human and Animals and its Effects on Health
6th - 8th
New ReviewBeat the heat using sensors. Scholars research normal body temperatures for humans and a specific animal. In groups, they create sensors that monitor body temperature, as well as the weather. The goal is to reduce the occurrence of heat...
Evaluating Sensors and the Impacts of Physiological Stress: Designing a Wearable Device for Rescue Workers
6th - 12th
A long-term project has scholars consider ways in which sensors help monitor physiological stress levels of rescue workers. They design and create a portable device for this purpose. Techies to the rescue!