Design A Device That Can Safely Collect A Jellyfish
Jellyfish are delicate, which makes collecting samples from live specimens difficult. In this activity try to design a device that can safely collect jellyfish for research.
Paper Airplane Flight Challenge
Discover what makes a paper airplane fly longer, farther, and higher with this design challenge — all you need is a piece of paper!
Design A Glove Fit For An Astronaut
What kinds of gloves work on Mars? In this engineering and design challenge, create gloves that allow astronauts to collect samples on future space missions.
Challenge: Make A Better Face Mask
Now that masks are a regular part of life, it’s time to design ones that look and feel just a little bit cooler.
Challenge: Build A Roller Coaster
Roller coasters are fun, fast, and are a great example of physics in action. Let’s make one.
Engineering A Fix For The Great Pacific Garbage Patch
Students will consider the impact the Great Pacific Garbage Patch on the environment and marine life—and design a waste-catching device.
Binary, Pixels, And Data, Oh My! Studying How Computers Store Information
In this hands-on classroom activity, students learn how computers actually store and transmit data.
ROVs: The Swiss Army Knife Of The Ocean
These versatile machines keep deep sea explorers above water where it’s safer, but is operating an ROV really just like operating a big remote control car?
Design For Disaster Relief
Engineer disaster relief housing that is lightweight, packs flat, and structurally sound.
Model The Texture-Changing Structures of Cuttlefish Skin: Papillae
Recreating this impressive feat of camouflage takes only a balloon and a bit of duct tape.