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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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A Clever Way to Water

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

Life Science Lesson: Endangered Species

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

Grade 5 Lesson: Take Out the Trash: Cleaning Our Rivers

Students build various devices out of recycled materials to capture plastic in a pool.

Water Pollution Cleanup (Challenge Video)

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

Harmless Holder (Challenge Video)

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

Water Pollution Cleanup (Student Instruction)

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

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!

Sun-Warmed Treats

Build a solar oven and warm up a treat.

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