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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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Water Sampling

Design bottles that can float, sink, or remain suspended to hold simulated sensors that would monitor a river's health.

Stranded Island Challenge

Using only the items provided, create a device that can deliver a cell phone to a raft floating in the water.

Paper Tower

What's the tallest tower you can build with just 2 sheets of newspaper?

Hoop Glider

Can you craft a glider out of a straw and paper that will fly?

Space Fitness

Create an exercise machine that keeps you fit in outer space!

Rubber Band Rovers (Fab Lab)

Design and build a rubber band-powered rover and test it to see how far it goes.

Puff Mobiles

Design and build a car that moves by wind power.

Levitating Train

Build a magnetic levitating train that can balance on a magnetic track.

Extreme Trampolines

Design a trampoline that can bounce a ball as high as possible.

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