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Summer of STEM!

This summer join us for 5 weeks of Engineering Challenges presented by professional engineers!

In Classroom: Wetlands - Nature’s Water Filter

This simulation illustrates the power of plants to absorb dissolved chemicals from water.

In Classroom: Build a Big Wheel

In teams, students design a ferris wheel made out of pasta, build it, and test it to make sure the wheel turns.

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A Clever Way to Water

How can you keep a potted plant watered for a whole week with nobody around to do it?

Water Pollution Cleanup (Challenge Video)

Design a process to treat water contaminated with acid and oil.

Water Pollution Cleanup (Student Instruction)

Design a process to treat water contaminated with acid and oil.

Water Pollution Cleanup

Design a process to treat water contaminated with acid and oil.

Helping Hand

Design a device that can grab something that's hard to reach.

Wetlands: Nature's Water Filter

Can a stick of celery “clean” a glass of polluted water?

The Heart Beats On

Design a simple way to measure your pulse and see how your heartbeat changes.

Pipe Maze

Design a leak-proof system of pipes to bring water to the right place.

Build a Watershed

Build a 3-D model of a watershed and experiment to see how human and natural activities can affect it.

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