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Simple Aerospace
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Simple Aerospace

What forces and materials help airplanes fly? This summer camp theme explores Simple Aerospace. Project: Description: Related concepts and machines: Principles of Flight: Forces and Axes From NASA: Principles of […]

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Repeatability and Mass Production
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Repeatability and Mass Production

What are some techniques for mass production? This summer camp theme explores REPEATABILITY! And if you’ve never heard the word, it’s one we use here at the museum quite a […]

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Reducing Friction
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Reducing Friction

Why does friction matter when using machines? This summer camp theme explores friction and smoothness. Project: Description: Related concepts and machines: Bearings From Try Engineering from IEEE. Bearings are found […]

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Make it Move, Part 2
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Make it Move, Part 2

How do we make machines move? This summer camp theme explores MOTION!  See part one for sensors and more. Project: Description: Related concepts and machines: Machine Dissection From APM. Discuss […]

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Power & Energy, Part 1
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Power & Energy, Part 1

How do we use power to run a machine? This summer camp theme explores ENERGY! See part 2 for more. Project: Description: Related concepts and machines: Energy Transfer Dynamo, Motor, […]

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Power and Energy, Part 2
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Power and Energy, Part 2

Why does good wiring matter? This summer camp theme explores POWER! See part one for kinetic energy and more. Project: Description: Related concepts and machines: Wind Power From TeacherGeek.  Build […]

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Make It Move, Part 1
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Make It Move, Part 1

How do we make machines move the way we want them to?

This summer camp theme explores MOTION!  See part one for Simple Machines and more.

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