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Launch It!

Design and build an air-powered rocket that can hit a target at least 5 feet away. 

Make a Mechanical Hand

Students create a mechanical hand that mimics the bending and straightening of their own fingers and thumb.

Strongest Shapes

Students experiment with different shapes as they build a bridge out of index cards that will support a small object.

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Build a Water Timer

Students will design and build a timer that works by measuring how much water drips out of or into a container.

Stop the Cyberattacks!

Thwart potential cyberattacks by matching each attack with the most effective method of prevention.

Slow It Down (Challenge Video)

Design an aircraft that falls as slowly as possible before landing on a target.

Physics Lesson: LED Holiday Card

Students design a card that illuminates at least two LED lights by converting chemical energy in batteries to radiant energy.

Life Science Lesson: Endangered Species

Students identify an endangered species and engineer a method capable of supporting it and its future sustainability.

Chemistry Lesson: Making an Impact on Habitat

Students are tasked with creating a way to neutralize the acidic byproduct of a new factory.

Tennis, Anyone? (Challenge Video)

Make a racket that can hit a ping-pong ball against a target and score the most points for your team.

Pen Factory! (Challenge Video)

Think like an industrial engineer as you design a pen assembly line.

Critical Load (Challenge Video)

Build a house of cards and see how much weight it can bear before it collapses.

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