Big Idea:Looking for a fun way to helps students understand how engineers use potential and kinetic energy transfers? This lesson simulates a roller coaster and helps students understand the physics behind the fun.
Big Idea:The Hindenburg Disaster brought an end to the age of the rigid airship. The disaster killed passengers and crew members. But, what caused this disaster? How does understanding this disaster relate to properties of matter? Investigate and find out!
Big Idea:Content is king! Armed with answers to their own questions about nuclear energy, students develop design ideas for solving the problem, "Why is it important to design a nuclear waste facility?"