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VT PEERS: Engineers use the Scientific Method too!
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Lesson length: 1-2 hoursGrade level: 6-8Students use a recipe to create bouncy balls and then measure the bounce of their ball to test damping qualities of different materials. Students practice using the scientific method and think about how engineers might use it.This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 1657263. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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STEM/STEAM
CTE
Career Connections
Technology Education
Science
Force/Motion/Energy
Scientific and Engineering Practices
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VT PEERS
Date Added:
10/23/2020
VT PEERS: Mountain Road Repair
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Lesson length: 1-2 hoursGrade level: 6-8Students practice using the scientific method as they engineer methods to fix damaged mountain roads. Using engineering design thinking, students assess the problem(s), develop strategies for addressing them, budget for repairs, and create and test prototype solutions.This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 1657263. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

Subject:
Cross-Curricular
STEM/STEAM
CTE
Career Connections
Technology Education
Trade and Industrial
Science
Scientific and Engineering Practices
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Interactive
Lesson
Lesson Plan
Simulation
Visual Media
Author:
VT PEERS
Date Added:
10/27/2020