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TryEngineering: Build Your Own Robot Arm Feature Summary

Type:
Lesson Plan Central
Title:
TryEngineering: Build Your Own Robot Arm
Description:
Middle school students create a working robot arm from common household items, and in the process they learn about simple machines, force interaction, torque, stress, engineering design, and more.
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March 30, 2012 - May 30, 2012