Instructables: exploring - education - teach - kids - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:32:45 PDT BLOX v1.01 Marble Roller Coaster http://www.instructables.com/id/Marble-Roller-Coaster/
Marble Roller Coaster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/TYKK/H7UQYT0A/FYWTYKKH7UQYT0A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/TYKK/H7UQYT0A/FYWTYKKH7UQYT0A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/TYKK/H7UQYT0A/FYWTYKKH7UQYT0A.SMALL.jpg WYE_Lance "We're doing the roller coasters?! Yes!!" That's the response I get from students who've taken my engineering classes before when they find out it's marble roller coaster day. It's a class favorite. It's an open-ended, fast-paced, constantly evolving, and easy to explain. This project reaches a wid...
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Mon, 8 Oct 2012 20:45:31 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
Crash Test Cars http://www.instructables.com/id/Teach-Engineering-Crash-Test-Racers/
Crash Test Cars - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/GAC5/GXDWOX06/FP4GAC5GXDWOX06.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/GAC5/GXDWOX06/FP4GAC5GXDWOX06.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/GAC5/GXDWOX06/FP4GAC5GXDWOX06.SMALL.jpg WYE_Lance We've all heard of the classic egg-drop engineering challenge, so here's a twist - crash test race cars! The students in my extracurricular engineering class love this project because of its open-ended nature and thrilling process.  More footage of crash tests For WYE teac...
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