Copycat Engineers
This lesson introduces students to the idea of biomimicry — or looking to nature for engineering ideas. Biomimicry involves solving human problems by mimicking natural solutions, and it works well because the solutions exist naturally. There are numerous examples of useful applications of biomimicry, and in this lesson we look at a few fun examples.
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Light vs. Heat Bulbs
Students measure the light output and temperature (as a measure of heat output) for three types of light bulbs to identify why some light bulbs are more efficient (more light with less energy) than others.
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We’ve Come a Long Way, Baby!
Students discuss several human reproductive technologies available today — pregnancy ultrasound, amniocentesis, in-vitro fertilization and labor anesthetics. They learn how each technology works, and that these are ways engineers have worked to improve the health of expecting mothers and babies.
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Riding the Radio Waves
Through this lesson students learn how AM radios work through basic concepts about waves and magnetic fields. Waves are first introduced by establishing the difference between transverse and longitudinal waves, as well as identifying the amplitude and frequency of a given waveform. Students then learn general concepts about magnetic fields, leading into how radio waves are created and transmitted. Several demonstrations can be performed in order to help students better understand these concepts.
Author(s): Techtronics Program,

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Drifting Continents
This activity is a teacher-led demonstration of continental drift and includes a math worksheet for students involving the calculation of continental drift over time. Students will understand what continental drift is, why it occurs, and how earthquakes occur because of it.
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Ohm's Law I
Students will work to increase the intensity of a light bulb by testing batteries in series and parallel circuits. It analyzes Ohm’s Law, power, parallel and series circuits, and ways to measure voltage and current.
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9.1.1 What is an rtf file?
Frightened of the internet? This unit will help you make effective use of the internet, giving you the basic skills required for using web-based resources. Useful tricks and tips are provided as well as information on web browsers, the main features of a browser window, how to look at websites, using hyperlinks, searching for information on the internet, copying text, avoiding computer viruses, and using PDFs.
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How it's Made - Lithium Ion Batteries
Batteries are examples of stored energy, chemical potential energy to be exact.  But how are batteries made and what is inside? This is a segment from the Discovery Channel series "How it's Made" on lithium ion batteries.(05:36)
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SSPD_Chapter 6_Part 7 is continuation of "Creating Device Structures".Here we give 'geometrical etch','reducing grid points','reflecting the half structure to get the full structure','specifying […]

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Mammoth Cave National Park DVD Postcard Highlights
This video provides highlights from Mammoth Cave National Park DVD Postcard. It includes beautiful footage by Russ Finley edited to inspiring music. The best of Mammoth Cave - majestic tunnels, interesting formations, scenery, and more. In a ready-to-mail mailer for family and friends! The full DVD is available on location and from www.finleyholiday.com. (06:20)
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Photodetectors and Fiber Optics
Power point slides to support a lecture on the principles and usage of photodiodes and optical fibers for sensors and instrumentation. There is no supporting text for the slides.
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ATV: a very special delivery
Early in 2008, an Ariane 5 rocket blasted off from Europe’s spaceport in French Guiana. The rocked carried the most sophisticated lorry ever built – the European Space Agency’s Automated Transfer Vehicle, the ATV. From its first flight, ATV will play a vital role in International Space Station (ISS) servicing. Every 12 months or so, the ATV will haul 7.5 tonnes of cargo to the ISS, 400 km above the Earth. The video - addressed mostly to the youngsters- tells the story of a very special del
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Virtual Cell is an online video game developed by the World-Wide Web Instructional Committee at North Dakota State University. The players take control of a tiny virtual submarine that explores plant and animal cells from the inside! Players learn about organelles, respiration, and photosynthesis. The game requires a fast Internet connection and a Java-enabled browser.
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Cheat Sheet to Mastering Japanese #6 - Speak Japanese Like a Pro When You Know Your Learning Profile
Between all the social networking websites and online memberships, you’re up to your ears in profiles. You probably can’t even keep them all straight but did you know there’s really only 1 profile you need to know? Ok, well that’s a bit of an exaggeration, but when it [...]
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Tisdagens Klartext handlar bland annat om att kriget i Elfenbenskusten nu verkar vara över. Vi berättar också om att politiker i riksdagen är missnöjda med att myndigheten Försäkringskassan stänger sina kontor ute i landet. Därför har de nu bett regeringen att rädda kontoren. Du får höra fler nyheter när du lyssnar på programmet.
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This Spanish video lesson will give you even more Spanish opposites, so stop your ’searching!’ You can ‘find’ all the Spanish resources you need for opposites right here in this lesson! You’ll get get access to one of the most powerful tools for learning Spanish! This Spanish video series is a brand new way to learn [...]
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