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Move that Lighthouse!

For Teachers 2nd - 12th Standards
Students explore how engineers work together to solve problems.  In this environmental structures lesson students study the different factors that are used to plan buildings. 
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Destination Outer Space

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate space travel. In this space travel lesson students examine space exploration history, engineers and scientists involved in space exploration, and Newton's third law of motion. Students make rockets.
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Prepare to Read Nonfiction

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students explore the components of a KWL chart as they examine the facts of a story about the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Vocabulary from additional stories is utilized to form antonyms and synonyms.
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Mars and Jupiter

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students learn about how engineers help us to know about Mars and Jupiter. For this Mars and Jupiter lesson, students are introduced to the telescope, deep space antennas, spacecraft, and planetary rovers that engineers designed to help...
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Building Bridges

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Provide a comprehensive exploration of bridges and civil engineering. First, learners discuss the different types of bridges. Then, they identify the characteristics of a suspension, beam, and arch type of bridge. In addition, they learn...
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Sound Extenders

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learn about communication engineers. Students observe a demonstration using a slinky of how to diminish sound with distance. They also learn about Alexander Graham Bell and his invention of the telephone.
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Cleaning Up With Decomposers

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students read and discuss decomposers and how they affect the environment. In this decomposers lesson plan, students also discuss how engineers use decomposers to help the environment.
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Weighted Objectives Table and Optimum Mix Sheet

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students analyze data and determine an appropriate concrete mixture. In this technical solutions instructional activity, students discuss weighted objectives, review sample scenarios, and rate concrete recipes to identify how well water...
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Taking the Heat

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Students measure the heat absorbed by different materials and learn why engineers need to know how different materials story thermal energy when designing buildings. In this heat capacity lesson plan, students use a thermometer to...
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Break it Down: Reverse Engineering

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young scholars disassemble a toy. In this science lesson, students compare and contrast the inner mechanisms of a toy car. Young scholars predict and illustrate what the inner mechanism look like. Then, they disassemble the toy, and...
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Be a Structural Engineer!

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students investigate how to design and build items with a focus on structural strength as an engineer would. They complete a truss-building project as a final assessment.
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Building a Bridge

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students design a bridge. In this science lesson plan, students research different types of bridges and create a bridge using marshmallows, toothpicks and construction paper.
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Conveyor Belt Production

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students design a system that will move their glass product across a room in the plant. They must move the product 12 feet and their items cannot fall off at any time.
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Ride Urges Emphasis on Math, Science Studies

For Students 7th
Seventh graders read over an article and study vocabulary terms.  In this investigative lesson students discuss questions about the article they read and complete a small group activity. 
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Homeward Bound

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Young scholars review many types of engineers. In this review of engineers lesson plan, students study various everyday products, structures and processes they design and create in our world. They do this with worksheets and handouts.
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Geoscience Careers

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Learners explore the world of geosciences and all the career possibilities and options that this field of study offers. They relate this field to engineering and other health professions. Each student utilizes technology to assist them...
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Careers in Mining

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students study about natural resources and the decreasing amount. They observe the need for trained scientists and engineers. Finally, they take a small test to determine the areas of science they find most interesting.
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Keep Spreading the News

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine the significance of communication in an engineer's life. They develop a list of ways engineers communicate with others, and write a book, newspaper, or story about engineers' role in the environment.