Building Biodomes Activity

Biodome Activity Photos

Teachers with their own ideas about how to build and design a biodome taken during a MSiC Engineering Fellows Institute, observe the different prototypes that can solve the same problem.

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Pasta Cantilever Creations

Pasta Cantilever Activity Photos

The Coordinators of the MSiC engineering fellows institute challenge each other to build the best pasta cantilever that stays within the constraints outlined in the activity.

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Critical Load Activity

Critical Load Activity

Critical load is an important engineering concept that can be modeled in the classroom with very few materials. Observe the model for the activity and the MSiC engineering teachers who are testing it.

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Crop Circles

Crop Circles Activity

Using calculators, a compass, and a ruler the teachers in the MSiC engineering fellows institute where asked to design a center pivot irrigation system for a “clients” land area. There is lots of thinking going on here!

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A Drinking Cup Speaker

Drinking Cup Speaker The teachers participating in this engineering activity will be using the shown materials during the MSiC fellow’s institute. You can decide if different materials will work better for the classroom.

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Electric car

Electric Car The teachers participating in this engineering activity will be using the shown materials during the MSiC fellow’s institute. You can decide if different materials will work better for the classroom.

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Design and Build a Kicking Machine

Kicking Machine Watch teachers, during a MSiC engineering fellows institute create different designs of a kicking machine and find out which design does not fail the challenge. Observe the alternative function of the kicking machine that students will demonstrate in the classroom.

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