This summer camp theme explores ENERGY! See part 2 for more.
|Project:||Description:||Related concepts and machines:|
|Energy Transfer Dynamo, Motor, and Waterwheel||From APM x Sparkshop, learn how the museum’s waterwheel transferred energy to machines, and use kinetic and chemical energy to light an LED or power a motor.||Lineshaft, electrical energy, waterwheel exhibits|
|Solar Water Heater||From Nasa’s Jet Propulsion Lab , this activity challenges students to use materials like foil, black paper, and tubing to warm up water in the sun.||
Energy Transfer, Measurement, Invention & Design, Pyrometers (pictured)
|Fluid Power Exploration||From TeacherGeek’s Fluid-Power-Lab, this activity lets students play with pneumatics and hydraulics, and mess around with pressure, marshmallows, and tubes.||
Hydraulics & Pneumatics used in Haas CNC Mill
We collected these free resources online, and combined they make about one day’s worth of activities (three projects, cleanup, lunch, and breaks).
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