Exploration of Engineering Technology – engineering 4 kids
“Identify the design and construction of structures for service or convenience evolving from the development of techniques for measurement, controlling systems, and the understanding of spatia…
fishfinder – engineering 4 kids
“detecting reflected pulses of sound energy, using SONAR technology. A modern fishfinder displays measurements of reflected sound on a graphical display to locate schools of fish, underwater d…
flight – engineering 4 kids
“lift balance allowed the Wrights to measure the lift coefficient directlydrift balance – directly measure the drag to lift ratio.”
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friction – engineering 4 kids
“Measuring Friction – Higher coefficient of friction compared to lower coefficient of friction. Measures of friction are based on the type of materials that are in contact. Concrete on concr…
green building – engineering 4 kids
“The U.S. Green Building Council determines certification using a rating system that measures the environmental impacts of a building’s design, construction, operations and management”<…
greatest… – engineering 4 kids
“tools for discovery and scientific inquiry, measurement, observation 12. Spacecraft 14. Imaging 18. Laser and Fiber Optics – telescope – early, Hubble , navigation – sextant, sonar, GPS…
gyroscope – engineering 4 kids
“motion – a change in the position of a body with respect to time, as measured by a particular observer in a particular frame of reference.”
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helium-filled balloon – engineering 4 kids
“measure”
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How do you know that? – engineering 4 kids
“measurement – time – clocks, speed – radar, weight – balance, scales”
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hydraulic system – engineering 4 kids
“Hydraulic concepts such as pipe flow, dam design, fluidics and fluid control circuitry, pumps, turbines, hydropower, computational fluid dynamics, flow measurement, river channel behavior and…
human factors – engineering 4 kids
“Gait analysis is the systematic study of human motion, using visual observations and movement measurements. The technology to analyze gait patterns has advanced dramatically in the past few d…
illumination – engineering 4 kids
” Watts were a good way to measure electrical load but not a good way to measure light output. Better units are “lumens” and “color temperature”.Lumens are a measure of light output as…
Margaret Ingels – engineering 4 kids
“Anderson-Armspach dust determinator, which became the industry standard for air filtration, as well as the sling psychrometer, which measures air humidity and is still used today. She was wel…
Industrial Revolution – engineering 4 kids
“The revolutionary developments included accurate clocks to measure longitude, steam engines, automatic machinery for creating textiles, mechanical printing, and steam-powered transportation….
International System of Units – engineering 4 kids
“The International System of Units is a system of measurement based on 7 base units. These base units can be used in combination with each other. This creates SI derived units, which can be us…
James Webb Space Telescope – engineering 4 kids
“watch the animation showing how engineers have planned how the telescope will unfold (video) in space.Design a Foldable “Solar Panel” – develop a solar panel that can solar panel be fol…
spatial thinking – engineering 4 kids
“A generalization of the cube to dimensions greater than three is called a “ hypercube”, “n-cube” or “measure polytope”. The tesseract is the four-dimensional hypercube or 4-cube.I…
light – engineering 4 kids
” What is the confusion with the “size” of light bulbs? Why are units of measure important?Improve – What improvements were necessary to get consumers to buy CFLs and LED light bulbs?&qu…
inclined plane – engineering 4 kids
“In the SI system of units, mass is measured in kilograms (kg). Many other units of mass are also employed, such as: grams (g), metric tons, pounds, ounces, long and short tons, quintals, slug…
marine ecology – engineering 4 kids
“toxic – Poisonous or able to harm or kill cells, tissues or whole organisms. The measure of risk posed by such a poison is its toxicity.”
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