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In this lesson, students learn that navigational techniques change when people travel ...

In this lesson, students learn that navigational techniques change when people travel to different places land, sea, air and in space. For example, an explorer traveling by land uses different methods of navigation than a sailor or an astronaut.

Subject:
Engineering
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Activities and Labs
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TeachEngineering
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TeachEngineering
Author:
Denise Carlson
Denise W. Carlson
Integrated Teaching and Learning Program,
Malinda Schaefer Zarske
Matt Lippis
Penny Axelrad
TeachEngineering.org
Move That Lighthouse!
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In this activity, learners explore how engineers work in a team to ...

In this activity, learners explore how engineers work in a team to solve problems. Learners learn how structural, economic, and environmental factors must be evaluated when planning to move a lighthouse or other building. Learners work in teams to plan the safe and efficient move of a tower of blocks on a desk, execute their plan, and evaluate the strategies employed by other teams.

Subject:
Architecture and Design
Engineering
Environmental Science
Education
Chemistry
Physics
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Activities and Labs
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Provider:
Science and Math Informal Learning Educators (SMILE)
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SMILE Pathway: Science and Math Activities in One Search
Author:
IEEE