Aspiring engineers conduct research to answer fifteen questions about the uses of composite materials. This serves as an overview of composites. You can assign the research as part of a career exploration course or an introduction to engineering.
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Physics, Technology and Engineering in Automobile Racing
Start your engines! This five-lesson unit introduces physics and Newton's laws through automobile racing. Each lesson includes background information, a student worksheet, and an answer key. There are also culminating project...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
Cracking the Code
Some interesting reading on the history of barcodes opens this technology instructional activity. Readers find out how engineers contribute, and then they gather into groups to discuss possible improvements to our current UPC barcode...
3rd - 12th Technology & Engineering CCSS: Designed
Transportation and Space: Reuse and Recycle
What can I use in space? The three-lesson unit has groups research what man-made or natural resources would be available during space exploration or habitation. Team members think of ways that resources can be reclaimed or reused in...
10th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Students practice photo manipulation and combination in order to create new images. Using composite photos, students mix them together to produce new photographs. They conceal stitch lines to create realistic forgeries of composite images..
10th - 12th Technology & Engineering
A new form of standardized testing? Learners evaluate arguments for and against the use of computer-based standardized tests in schools. They express their views through discussion and explore the views of others through the creation and...
6th - 12th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Adaptable