Electrical Engineers for a Day
Pupils build a robot out of a 3-Â¿Â¿ inch floppy disk drive, two floppy disks, and some other miscellaneous supplies. They apply information they gather about electrical circuits from a web-based circuit design program.
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Advanced Critical Reading: Biomimetics
Instruct your class on biomimetics while practicing reading comprehension with this learning exercise. Learners read a passage that describes the efforts of scientists, starting with Leonardo da Vinci, to emulate nature to solve issues...
8th - 11th English Language Arts
The BEAM Project: Building Efficient Architectural Models
Technology or engineering teams are given a task to design, construct, and test the efficiency of a structure that will foster an even temperature throughout an entire day in the sunlight. This is intended as a long-term project. Pupils...
9th - 12th Science
What's the Biggest Machine in the World?
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...
10 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science