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viscosity – engineering 4 kids Viscosity is a measure of the resistance of a fluid to being deformed. You can think of it as the fluid’s internal resistance to flow, or its internal friction. For example, water has a low… water management – engineering 4 kids turbidity – a measure of the cloudiness of water due to suspended particles, that are usually invisible to the naked eye. The more turbid the water, the harder it is to see through. weather – engineering 4 kids Weather instrumentation – measurement, tracking, forecasting”27 Storms: Arlene to Zeta – This video from NASA presents … Continue reading measure

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mechanical advantage – engineering 4 kids “Mechanical advantage – a measure of the force amplification achieved by using a tool, mechanical device or machine system. mechanical device mechanical systemIn the case of ideal mach… metal – engineering 4 kids “ductility – a measure of a material’s ability to undergo appreciable plastic deformation before fracture; it may be expressed as percent elongation or percent area reduction from a tensil… money – engineering 4 kids “Counterfeiting paper notes is easier than forging coins, especially true given the proliferation of color photocopiers and computer image scanners. Numerous banks and nations have incorporate… New … Continue reading measure

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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.” <p class=”diigo-tags”>&lt… friction – engineering 4 kids “Measuring … Continue reading measure

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Bernoulli Force – engineering 4 kids “Bernoulli’s equation is used on aircraft to provide a speedometer called a pitot-static tube. A pressure is quite easy to measure with a mechanical device. In a pitot-static tube, we measur… biomedical – engineering 4 kids “Electronic skin, a tiny, nearly invisible devices stick to skin ‘talks’ to computers. This new device measures the body in different ways. Electronic skin can record temperature, muscle m… citizen science – engineering 4 kids “information gathering – web site to input information collected by participants – observations, measurements, location, time and date” <p class=”diigo-tags”&… clocks, watches and … Continue reading measure

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Fractals – engineering 4 kids “Cool math – Fractals – Fractal art, lessons and generators“Back in the 1960’s, a French mathematician named Benoit Mandelbrot started thinking about simple pretty simple: How long is… news 09/12/2012 – engineering 4 kids ““The first humanoid robot in space was sent to the space station with the intention of eventually taking over tasks too dangerous or mundane for astronauts, and the first such task identifi… updates (weekly) – engineering 4 kids “Acid rain, from USGS Water-Science School“Geographic distribution of acid rain – Acidity in rain is measured by collecting samples of rain and measuring … Continue reading measure