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...
This learning activity tests the strength of fibers and fabrics: specifically, threads, string and yarn made from a variety of materials. The experiment will demonstrate the particular properties of different fibers and...
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 experiment will help to illustrate creep in metals at room temperature. Step by step instructions are included for instructors to set up specimens to use in the demonstration. This activity would be appropriate...
This learning activity will provide a useful technique for students to learn casting concepts. The class will be allowed a hands-on experience with casting. Students will make their own fishing sinkers. The lesson plan...
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