Curriculum Exchange: Teaching Energy Concepts using Chain Reaction Machines

McCall McCall, Shakira Renee; Dalrymple, Odesma Onika; Jordan, Shawn S.
January 2014
Proceedings of the ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition;2014, p1
Conference Proceeding
The article presents highlights of the 2013 STEAM Machines summer camp programs aimed at teaching middle and high school-aged students the engineering design process to build Rube Goldberg-style chain reaction machines. Topics discussed include the components of the programs like identifying the different states and forms of energy, and the resources related to the energy and anaerobic digestion module used in the curriculum exchange.


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