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Technology and Engineering Activities

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Engineering Projects


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Gallery of Projects

Windpower- http://www.windpower.org/en/kids/index.htm
Egg Drop Contest - http://www.stevespanglerscience.com/experiment/00000115


Build a Motor-

Design Squad

Estes Rocketry

Water Rocketry

Fiber-Optic Communication


Hot Air Balloons

Lifting Power of Helium

Air weighs about 1.2 Kg per cubic meter. Helium weighs less than 0.2 Kg per cubic meter.

Pinhole Cameras

Make a Kaleidoscope- http://www.optics.arizona.edu/Academics/KaleidoscopeHowtoMakeAKaleidoscope.htm

Geodesic Domes


Paper Airplane Designs:

Paper Making and Recycling

Mousetrap Cars

MIT- Center for Materials Science and Engineering


Putt-Putt Steamboat

MIT Sea Perch Submarine

Watercraft- from Design Squad
Revised March 2009 by Jonathan Dietz, dietzj@mail.weston.org