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Leaning Tower of Pasta Teaching - Laboratory/Experiment/Field Activity
(7 - 9)
General Engineering, Engineering Science TeachEngineering
Using spaghetti and marshmallows, students experiment with different structures to determine which ones are able to handle the greatest amount of load. Their experiments help them to further understand the effects that compression  ... more
15 PowerPoint Slides That Shook the Earth Teaching - Lecture/Presentation
(College Freshman - Continuing Education)
Environmental Engineering CARES
These slides have served as change agents in greentech circles. By popular demand—we add a few slides to the collection. If you attend enough cleantech events or are pitched by enough startups, you start to see the same few Powe  ... more
Design Packing to Safely Mail Raw Spaghetti Teaching - Laboratory/Experiment/Field Activity
(3 - 5)
General Engineering, Engineering Science TeachEngineering
Students will use their creative skills to determine a way to mail raw spaghetti. The students will need to choose a way to safely package their raw spaghetti using only the materials provided. To test the packing designs, the spa  ... more
Warming world - A clearer picture of global warming since the 1850s Reference - Visuals
(College Freshman - Continuing Education)
Chemical, Biochemical, Biomolecular Engineering NEEDS
"CHARTS showing the warming of the Earth normally look like spaghetti thrown across the page. This chart, adapted from a compendious “State of the climate” report published by America's National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administra  ... more
Spaghetti Bridge Competition Teaching - Educational Game
(College Freshman - College Freshman)
Civil Engineering NEEDS
Rules for a student competition using spaghetti to construct a bridge. Each group is to build a bridge made from spaghetti and glue/epoxy. The object is to construct a bridge that will carry the heaviest load while still meeting s  ... more
Strong as the Weakest Link Teaching - Lecture/Presentation
(7 - 9)
General Engineering, Engineering Science TeachEngineering
To introduce the two types of stress that materials undergo — compression and tension — students examine compressive and tensile forces and learn about bridges and skyscrapers. They construct their own building structure using mar  ... more
Mechanics Mania Unknown
(5 - 7)
General Engineering, Engineering Science TeachEngineering
Through ten lessons and numerous activities, students explore the natural universal rules engineers and physicists use to understand how things move and stay still. Together, these rules are called “mechanics.” The study of mechan  ... more
The Futures Channel Teaching - Lecture/Presentation
(6 - College Senior)
All Science and Engineering NEEDS
The Futures Channel was founded in 1999 with the goal of using new media technologies to create a channel between the scientists, engineers, explorers and visionaries who are shaping the future, and today’s learners who will one  ... more
Spaghetti Bridge Teaching - Laboratory/Experiment/Field Activity
(6 - 8)
General Engineering, Engineering Science TeachEngineering
Civil engineers design and construct structures such as buildings, dams, and bridges. We can explore the field of engineering by making a bridge using spaghetti. This bridge is then tested based on the weight it can carry without  ... more
Society of Women Engineers claims Goldberg title Reference - Article/Document
(College Freshman - College Senior)
Engineering Diversity NEEDS
Purdue News article, 2000. "The Purdue student chapter of the Society of Women Engineers won the 18th annual Rube Goldberg Machine Contest today (Saturday, 2/12) by preserving the most significant inventions of the 20th century  ... more
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