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A Brief History of the Hydrant – Revised 1-28-2003 “The first hydrants were used for public water supply from the earliest municipal water systems. They resembled faucets and were at best suited for the bucket brigade method of firefighting.
How the Six Types of Simple Machines Work “simple machines create a greater output force than the input force; the ratio of these forces is the mechanical advantage of the machine. All six of the simple machines have been used for thousands of years
Visual Patterns – 1-20 “Click on a pattern to see a larger image and the answer to step 43. What is the equation?”
Build a Paper Rocket – Scientific American “Blast off! Have you ever played with a model or toy rocket, or seen a real rocket launch on TV? In this project you will make simple rockets out of paper and launch them by blowing
Engineer Your World “Engineer Your World is an innovative, student-centered high school curriculum that engages learners in authentic engineering experiences and inspires them to embrace an engineer’s habits of…
This urban ‘tree’ cleans as much polluted air as an entire forest | Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building “Air pollution might be invisible, but it results in 7 million premature deaths each year. Fortunately, there’s a solution – the CityTree is a high-tech green wall that scrubs the air
Growing Up | Engineering is Elementary “explore food production problems related to population growth. They will then engineer a model vertical farm as a potential solution to current food production limitations in a fictional location
What Is Engineering? – www.teachengineering.org “Engineering is all around us, so people often take it for granted. Ask yourself, what do I touch that is not engineered? Engineering develops and delivers consumer goods, builds the networks
What Makes an Inquisitive Engineer? An Exploration of Question-Asking, Self-Efficacy, and Outcome Expectations among Engineering Students: American Society for Engineering Education “In order be successful, engineers must ask their clients, coworkers, and bosses questions. Asking questions can improve work quality and make the asker appear smarter.