Instructables: exploring - - engineer - propeller - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 19 Dec 2014 03:54:22 PST BLOX v1.01 Project-Based Engineering for Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Project-Based-Engineering-for-Kids/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/3TYV/GY4ROS7I/FWP3TYVGY4ROS7I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/3TYV/GY4ROS7I/FWP3TYVGY4ROS7I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/3TYV/GY4ROS7I/FWP3TYVGY4ROS7I.SMALL.jpg WYE_Lance This is a collection of project-based engineering lessons for kids. Project-based learning allows students to control the direction and pace of their learning. Activities that promote investigation, critical thinking, and hands-on subject matter are also central to project-based learning.Thes...
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Tue, 7 Feb 2012 12:13:01 PST
Propeller-Powered Zipline Racers http://www.instructables.com/id/Propeller-Powered-Zipline-Racers/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/1C9X/H401VGK5/FVB1C9XH401VGK5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/1C9X/H401VGK5/FVB1C9XH401VGK5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/1C9X/H401VGK5/FVB1C9XH401VGK5.SMALL.jpg WYE_Lance Materials Craft sticks, Paperclips, Propellers, Cardstock, Long rubberbands, Masking tape, Hot glue, Kite string, and scissors. How It Works It's simple. Winding the propeller will store energy in a rubberband by twisting it. When released, the propeller rapidly unwinds and generates thru...
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Sat, 14 Apr 2012 14:37:37 PDT
Propeller-Powered Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Propeller-Powered-Car/
Propeller-Powered Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/HLRY/H0FLDCMR/FJUHLRYH0FLDCMR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/HLRY/H0FLDCMR/FJUHLRYH0FLDCMR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/HLRY/H0FLDCMR/FJUHLRYH0FLDCMR.SMALL.jpg WYE_Lance This car can travel up to 40ft on a smooth and flat surface! Materials Materials Propellers Wheels Straws 1/8" Bamboo skewers Craft sticks Craft cubes Long rubberbands Paperclips Masking tape Hot glue Make the wheels Make the propeller shaft Assemble + launch ...
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Mon, 2 Apr 2012 11:06:35 PDT
How to Teach Project-Based Engineering to Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Teach-Project-Based-Engineering-to-Kids/
How to Teach Project-Based Engineering to Kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/FG0E/GX3LR6IW/FH7FG0EGX3LR6IW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/FG0E/GX3LR6IW/FH7FG0EGX3LR6IW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/FG0E/GX3LR6IW/FH7FG0EGX3LR6IW.SMALL.jpg WYE_Lance This Instructable is here to assist teachers with implementing project-based engineering lessons into their classroom. Individual project plans are assembled in a separate guide entitled Project-Based Engineering for Kids. Keep it in Context The content of this Instructable comes almost exclusi...
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Tue, 7 Feb 2012 11:49:33 PST
Rubber Band Helicopters http://www.instructables.com/id/Inexpensive-Rubberband-Powered-Helicopter/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/VDMT/H0FLNJNS/FJZVDMTH0FLNJNS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/VDMT/H0FLNJNS/FJZVDMTH0FLNJNS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/VDMT/H0FLNJNS/FJZVDMTH0FLNJNS.SMALL.jpg WYE_Lance The rubberband-powered helicopter is a favorite of my students because of the ease of construction and the exciting end product. Materials and Tools: 6" hook nose propellers Craft sticks Paperclips Contest rubberband Colored construction paper (or other rigid yet light material) Masking tape ...
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Thu, 5 Jan 2012 21:21:02 PST