Young scholars are introduced to the seven web design elements. Using examples, they identify the use of good and bad elements. They work with a computer program to help them design their own website and share them with the class.
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How high can you go? In a STEM design challenge, teams design and build a structure using only dowel rods and rubber bands. The goal is to build the tallest freestanding structure using all of the dowel rods. Teams present their designs...
3rd - 8th Technology & Engineering CCSS: Designed
Using a cut-out template of a whirligig, emerging engineers experiment with flight behavior. After you teach them the concepts of force, air resistance, and lift, they discuss what variables on the whirligigs might be changed in order to...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Design and Build a Road Sign Support
Emergent engineers plan, construct, and experiment with a spaghetti noodle structure that could be used to hold a load. Set them up for success by first showing them a four-minute video on engineering design and a slide show of different...
6th - 12th Technology & Engineering
Engineering Inspirations from Nature
With James Cameron's DEEPSEA CHALLENGER expedition as an example, engaged engineering young scholars learn about biomimicry and how engineers can imitate processes in nature to design new technology. They experiment with temperature on...
6th - 8th Technology & Engineering