Tips, Tricks, and Projects

Keep your copper tape tidy!

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Keep your copper tape tidy!

Keep that copper tape tidy! If you have ever used copper tape with kids, you know what a rat's nest it can become very quickly.  o one wants to spend time trying to salvage and use the messy parts!  So, use this trick to keep your copper tape in line! Materials needed: 2 pieces of cardboard that will fit in the baggie with hole in the middle Baggie that will fit copper tape roll Brass fastener Copper Tape First, set the tape on the back piece of cardboard and take off the plastic covering. If you try to do this...

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Design and Engineering Challenges

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Design and Engineering Challenges

Great resource for design challenges and engineering projects! This website is my new best friend! Not only does it have some amazing Engineering Challenges, but it is sortable by age, content, and duration!  Oh, man!   I have tried many of these with students and will dish more on each one as I can! Check out DiscoverE!

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Button Battery Safety

Button Battery Safety

Button batteries can post a risk when ingested. They can be a choking hazard, but also can get lodged in a child's esophagus and cause blockage and burning! I have not been able to find any age recommendations by the AAP, NSC or NCPC. It seems the greatest risk is posed to children under 6. Please ensure safe practices when using batteries with children!

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