This learning activity will provide a good example of "the effect on strength and stiffness of a material when it is manufactured as a composite." Popsicle sticks will be used to demonstrate the difference between...
This learning activity shows how "differences in composition can drastically affect the properties of balls that look identical." Balls that appear the same but are composed of different materials will be bounced. Since...
The Advanced Technology Environmental and Energy Center (ATEEC) aims to "identify and maintain an online listing of environmental and energy technology programs in the nation's two-year colleges, high schools, and...
This learning activity will be helpful for students learning about plastic deformation. Specifically, the exercise looks at plastic deformation in polyethylene, which is found in plastic sheets, bags and other common...
This learning activity will help students understand the particular structure of rubber: they will observe how rubber bands behave when stretched and contracted, as well as the effects of temperature and stretching on...
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