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Engineering is What?!

Materials: Paper and writing utensil; Links to assist: What is Engineering?   Engineering: The process of designing something that solves a problem.   Instructions: Mentors will share with...

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Breaking News!

Materials: Paper and writing utensil   Instructions: Read the above prompt to the students. Explain that they will be creating a headline using that prompt by...

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Who Me? Addicted to Technology?

Materials: Paper and writing utensil ; Links to assist: Cell Phone Addiction ; It's not you. Phones are designed to be addictive   Instructions: Begin by having...

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An Ode to My Phone

Materials: Paper and Writing Utensils   Instructions: Mentors will let the students know that they will have about 8 minutes or so to write a short, 3-5...

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The Science of Sleep

Materials: Links to assist: What Would Happen if You Didn't Sleep?   Instructions: Share with students that the topic today is sleep. Why is sleep so...

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TED Talk

Materials: Access to YouTube, paper, writing utensils   Instructions: Prior to everyone watching the talk, pose the following question: “Do you think kids are too young to...

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Haikus Haikus

Materials: Paper and a pencil, Haiku rules (see below), suggested topics (see below)   Instructions: Define ‘Haiku’ for the students – let them know that it...

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