Instructables: exploring - - engineer - propeller - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:34:46 PDT BLOX v1.01 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. Learning Objective Elementary school-aged students explore ideas like thrust, potential energy, and drag as they build and test propeller-powered zipline racers....
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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 Although Instructables offers some similar projects, I want to show you how to make a propeller car that can easily be made by many kids in grades 1 and up. This car can travel up to 40ft on a smooth and flat surface! Most kids can complete the project in less than an hour. Lesson Plan:...
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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
Teach Engineering: Rubberband 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.  Students will investigate the ideas of lift, drag, and stored energy as they each build their own helicopter. Furthermore, students will learn how the aforementioned ide...
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Thu, 5 Jan 2012 21:21:02 PST