Students use the engineering design process to build a structure to handle the greatest load and gain first-hand experience with compression and tension forces.
Students use the engineering design process to build a structure to handle the greatest load and gain first-hand experience with compression and tension forces.
In this engineering challenge, students must stay within design limitations while creating a balloon and gondola system that can descend or ascend at a given rate or maintain its altitude.
In this engineering challenge, students must stay within design limitations while creating a balloon and gondola system that can descend or ascend at a given rate or maintain its altitude.
Students develop spreadsheet models that describe the relationship between the mass of a spacecraft using electric propulsion, the force acting on the spacecraft, and its acceleration.
Students develop spreadsheet models that describe the relationship between the mass of a spacecraft using electric propulsion, the force acting on the spacecraft, and its acceleration.
In this illustrated math problem, students use the mathematical constant pi to determine the force observed by a hydrogen ion trapped in Earth's magnetic field.
In this illustrated math problem, students use the mathematical constant pi to determine the force observed by a hydrogen ion trapped in Earth's magnetic field.
In this illustrated problem set, students use pi to collect samples from an asteroid, fly a helicopter on Mars for the first time, find efficient ways to talk with distant spacecraft, and study the forces behind Earth's beautiful auroras.
In this illustrated problem set, students use pi to collect samples from an asteroid, fly a helicopter on Mars for the first time, find efficient ways to talk with distant spacecraft, and study the forces behind Earth's beautiful auroras.