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In Classroom: Harmless Holder

Students learn product and process design as they create a beverage can holder that won’t harm wildlife or pollute but that is sturdy and easy to carry.

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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Tennis, Anyone? (Student Instruction)

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

Tennis, Anyone?

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

Pen Factory! (Student Instruction)

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

Tallest Cup Tower (Student Instruction)

Build a stable tower as tall as possible.

Tallest Cup Tower

Build a stable tower as tall as possible.

Harmless Holder (Student Instruction)

Design a soda holder that won't harm wildlife or pollute!

Harmless Holder

Design a soda holder that won't harm wildlife or pollute!

Zip Line Challenge

How can you transport a ping-pong ball down a zip line in 4 seconds or less?

Touch Down

Design and build a shock-absorbing system to protect two marshmallow astronauts when they land.

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