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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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Make Your Own Glue (Challenge Video)

Whip up a batch of glue and test it out.

Water Pollution Cleanup (Challenge Video)

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

Make Your Own Glue (Student Instruction)

Whip up a batch of glue and test it out.

Make Your Own Glue

Whip up a batch of glue and test it out.

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.

Rocket Challenge

Make an Alka-Seltzer rocket and launch it to hit a target.

Ocean Acidification

Create a system that uses bubbles to reduce carbon dioxide in water--reducing the water's acidity.

Creepy Putty

Make your own creepy putty that squishes and stretches.

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