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    This lesson focuses on how nanotechnology has impacted our society and how engineers have learned to explore the world at the nanoscale. Learners participate in hands-on activities to understand...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners investigate Scanning Probe Microscopes (SPM) and then work in teams using a pencil to explore and identify the shape of objects they cannot see, just as SPMs do at the...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    This lesson focuses on how materials behave differently as their surface area increases. Learners investigate nanotechnology and how engineers can harness the differences in how materials behave...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    This lesson focuses on surface area and how the shape of sugar crystals may differ as they are grown from sugars of different coarseness. Learners explore surface area, nanostructures, and work in...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    In this activity, learners explore the concept of friction and how ball bearings reduce friction. Learners investigate different uses for ball bearings, how the design has changed over time to...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners explore the concept of how engineering has made possible the development of--and ongoing improvements to--adaptive devices that serve to help individuals with a wide...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners explore how engineers work in a team to solve problems. Learners learn how structural, economic, and environmental factors must be evaluated when planning to move a...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners explore how engineers use scales and measures when designing a manufacturing process to ensure that final products are uniform in weight or count. Learners explore...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 2 to 4 hours
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    In this activity, learners explore how engineering has impacted the development of bridges over time, including innovative designs and the challenge of creating bridges that become landmarks for a...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners explore the devices used over time to measure changes in temperature. Learners work in teams of "engineers" to design and build their own temperature gauge out...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours

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