EiE Classroom Video Library

These videos show EiE lessons being taught in real classrooms throughout the country. Each video is a condensed version of one lesson and includes classroom discussion, teacher-guided questioning, group interactions, and teacher interviews.

Please click the name of the unit to jump down to those video resources:


Designing Alarm Circuits

Replicating an Artifact

Designing Bridges

Designing Hand Pollinators

Designing Knee Braces

Evaluating a Landscape

Designing Lighting Systems

Designing Maglev Systems

Designing Model Membranes

Cleaning an Oil Spill

Designing Parachutes

Designing Plant Packages

Improving a
Play Dough Process

Making Work Easier

Designing Solar Ovens

Seeing Animal Sounds

Designing Submersibles

Designing Walls

Designing Water Filters

Designing Windmills

An Alarming Idea: Designing Alarm Circuits
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Classroom 1: Grade 5, American Canyon, CA 

EiE - An Alarming Idea: Designing Alarm Circuits - Lesson 1
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EiE - An Alarming Idea: Designing Alarm Circuits - Lesson 2
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EiE - An Alarming Idea: Designing Alarm Circuits - Lesson 3
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EiE - An Alarming Idea: Designing Alarm Circuits - Lesson 4
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Classroom 2: Grade 4, Lawrence, MA

EiE - An Alarming Idea: Designing Alarm Circuits - Lesson 1
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EiE - An Alarming Idea: Designing Alarm Circuits - Lesson 2
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EiE - An Alarming Idea: Designing Alarm Circuits - Lesson 3
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EiE - An Alarming Idea: Designing Alarm Circuits - Lesson 4
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Solid as a Rock: Replicating an Artifact
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Classroom 1: Grade 2, Louisville, KY 

EiE - Solid as a Rock: Replicating an Artifact Lesson 1
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EiE - Solid as a Rock: Replicating an Artifact Lesson 2
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EiE - Solid as a Rock: Replicating an Artifact Lesson 3
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EiE - Solid as a Rock: Replicating an Artifact Lesson 4
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Classroom 2: Grade 3, Tucson, AZ 

EiE - Solid as a Rock: Replicating an Artifact Lesson 1
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EiE - Solid as a Rock: Replicating an Artifact Lesson 1
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EiE - Solid as a Rock: Replicating an Artifact Lesson 1
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EiE - Solid as a Rock: Replicating an Artifact Lesson 1
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To Get to the Other Side: Designing Bridges 

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Classroom 1: Grade 2, Arlington, MA 

EiE - To Get to the Other Side: Designing Bridges, L1
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EiE - To Get to the Other Side: Designing Bridges, L2
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EiE - To Get to the Other Side: Designing Bridges, L3 Part 1
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EiE - To Get to the Other Side: Designing Bridges, L3 Part 2
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EiE - To Get to the Other Side: Designing Bridges, L4 Part 1
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EiE - To Get to the Other Side: Designing Bridges, L4 Part 2
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Classroom 2: Grade 2, Derry, NH  

EiE - To Get to the Other Side: Designing Bridges, L1
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EiE - To Get to the Other Side: Designing Bridges, L2
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EiE - To Get to the Other Side: Designing Bridges, L3
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EiE - To Get to the Other Side: Designing Bridges, L4
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The Best of Bugs: Designing Hand Pollinators

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Classroom 1: Grade 2, Framingham, MA 

EiE - The Best of Bugs: Designing Hand Pollinators, L1
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EiE - The Best of Bugs: Designing Hand Pollinators, L2
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EiE - The Best of Bugs: Designing Hand Pollinators, L3P1
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EiE - The Best of Bugs: Designing Hand Pollinators , L3P2
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EiE - The Best of Bugs: Designing Hand Pollinators, L4P1
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EiE - The Best of Bugs: Designing Hand Pollinators , L4P2
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Classroom 2: Grade 1, Stillwater, MN 

EiE - The Best of Bugs: Designing Hand Pollinators, L1
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EiE - The Best of Bugs: Designing Hand Pollinators, L2
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EiE - Best of Bugs: Designing Hand Pollinators, L3
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EiE - Best of Bugs: Designing Hand Pollinators, L4
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No Bones About It: Designing Knee Braces

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Classroom 1: Grade 5, Boston, MA 

EIE - No Bones About it: Designing Knee Braces Lesson 1
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EIE - No Bones About it: Designing Knee Braces Lesson 2
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EIE - No Bones About it: Designing Knee Braces Lesson 3
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EIE - No Bones About it: Designing Knee Braces Lesson 4
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Classroom 2: Grade 3, Kittery, ME   

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A Stick in the Mud: Evaluating a Landscape 

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Classroom 1: Grade 3, Louisville, KY 

EiE - A Stick in the Mud: Evaluating a Landscape, L1
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EiE - A Stick in the Mud: Evaluating a Landscape, L2
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EiE - A Stick in the Mud: Evaluating a Landscape, L3 Part 1
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EiE - A Stick in the Mud: Evaluating a Landscape, L3 Part 2
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EiE - A Stick in the Mud: Evaluating a Landscape, L4 P1
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EiE - A Stick in the Mud: Evaluating a Landscape, L4 P2
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Classroom 2: Grade 5, Bremerton, WA 

EiE - A Stick in the Mud: Evaluating a Landscape, L1
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EiE - A Stick in the Mud: Evaluating a Landscape, L2
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EiE - A Stick in the Mud: Evaluating a Landscape, L3 P1
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EiE - A Stick in the Mud: Evaluating a Landscape, L3 P2
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EiE - A Stick in the Mud: Evaluating a Landscape, L4
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Lighten Up: Designing Light Systems 

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Classroom 1: Grade 5, Fall River, MA 

EiE - Lighten Up: Designing Lighting Systems, L1
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EiE - Lighten Up: Designing Lighting Systems, L2
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EiE - Lighten Up: Designing Lighting Systems , L3P1
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EiE - Lighten Up: Designing Lighting Systems , L3P2
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EiE - Lighten Up: Designing Lighting Systems , L4P1
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EiE - Lighten Up: Designing Lighting Systems , L4P2
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Classroom 2: Grade 3, Fairfax, VT 

EiE - Lighten Up: Designing Lighting Systems, L1
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EiE - Lighten Up: Designing Lighting Systems, L2
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EiE - Lighten Up: Designing Lighting System, L3.1
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EiE - Lighten Up: Designing Lighting Systems, L3.2
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EiE - Lighten Up: Designing Lighting Systems, L4
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The Attraction is Obvious: Designing Maglev Systems 

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Classroom 1: Grade 5, Hollywood, FL 

EiE - The Attraction is Obvious: Designing Maglev Systems, L1
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EiE - The Attraction is Obvious: Designing Maglev Systems, L2
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EiE - The Attraction is Obvious: Designing Maglev Systems, L3
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EiE - The Attraction is Obvious: Designing Maglev Systems, L4
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Classroom 2: Grade 4, Medford, MA 
 

EiE - The Attraction is Obvious: Designing Maglev Systems, L2
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EiE - The Attraction is Obvious: Designing Maglev Systems, L3
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EiE - The Attraction is Obvious: Designing Maglev Systems, L4
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Just Passing Through: Designing Model Membranes 

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Classroom 1: Grade 5, Jersey City, NJ 

EiE - Just Passing Through: Designing Model Membranes, L1
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EiE - Just Passing Through: Designing Model Membranes, L2
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EiE - Just Passing Through: Designing Model Membranes, L3 Part 1
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EiE - Just Passing Through: Designing Model Membranes, L3 Part 2
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EiE - Just Passing Through: Designing Model Membranes, L4 Part 1
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EiE - Just Passing Through: Designing Model Membranes, L4 Part 2
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Classroom 2: Grade 4, Fall River, MA 

EiE - Just Passing Through: Designing Model Membranes, L1
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EiE - Just Passing Through: Designing Model Membranes, L2
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EiE - Just Passing Through: Designing Model Membranes, L3 Part 1
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EiE - Just Passing Through: Designing Model Membranes, L3 Part 2
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EiE - Just Passing Through: Designing Model Membranes, L4 Part 1
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EiE - Just Passing Through: Designing Model Membranes, L4 Part 2
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A Slick Solution: Cleaning an Oil Spill 

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Classroom 2: Grade 5, Tucson, AZ

EiE - A Slick Solution: Cleaning an Oil Spill Lesson 1
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EiE - A Slick Solution: Cleaning an Oil Spill Lesson 2
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EiE- A Slick Solution: Cleaning an Oil Spill Lesson 3
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EiE - A Slick Solution: Cleaning an Oil Spill Lesson 4
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Classroom 1: Grade 5, Lauderhill, FL

EiE - A Slick Solution: Cleaning an Oil Spill Lesson 1
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EiE - A Slick Solution: Cleaning an Oil Spill Lesson 2
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EiE- A Slick Solution: Cleaning an Oil Spill Lesson 3
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EiE - A Slick Solution: Cleaning an Oil Spill Lesson 4
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A Long Way Down: Designing Parachutes 
 

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Classroom 1: Grade 4, Fall River, MA 

EiE - A Long Way Down: Designing Parachutes, L1
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EiE - A Long Way Down: Designing Parachutes, L2
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EiE - A Long Way Down: Designing Parachutes, L3
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EiE - A Long Way Down: Designing Parachutes, L4 Part 1
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Classroom 2: Grade 3, Stillwater, MN 

EiE - A Long Way Down: Designing Parachutes L1
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EiE - A Long Way Down: Designing Parachutes, L2
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EiE - A Long Way Down: Designing Parachutes, L3
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EiE - A Long Way Down: Designing Parachutes, L4
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Thinking Inside the Box: Designing Plant Packages 

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Classroom 1: Grade 3, Louisville, KY 

EiE - Thinking Inside the Box: Designing Plant Packages, L1
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EiE - Thinking Inside the Box: Designing Plant Packages, L2
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EiE - Thinking Inside the Box: Designing Plant Packages, L3 P1
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EiE - Thinking Inside the Box: Designing Plant Packages, L3 P2
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EiE - Thinking Inside the Box: Designing Plant Packages, L4
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Classroom 2: Grade 4, Winthrop, MA 

EiE - Thinking Inside the Box: Designing Plant Packages, L1
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EiE - Thinking Outside the Box: Designing Plant Packages, L2
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EiE - Thinking Inside the Box: Designing Plant Packages, L3.1
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EiE - Thinking Inside the Box: Designing Plant Packages, L 3.2
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EiE - Thinking Inside the Box: Designing Plant Packages, L4
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A Work in Process: Improving a Play Dough Process

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Classroom 1: Kindergarten, West Palm Beach, FL 

EiE - A Work in Process: Improving a Play Dough Process, L1
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EiE - A Work In Process: Improving a Play Dough Process, L2
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EiE - A Work in Process: Improving a Play Dough Process, L3
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EiE - A Work in Process: Improving a Play Dough Process, L4
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Classroom 2: Grade 5, Chicopee, MA 

EiE - A Work in Process: Improving a Play Dough Process, L1
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EiE - A Work in Process: Improving a Play Dough Process, L2
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EiE - A Work in Process: Improving a Play Dough Process, L3
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EiE - A Work in Process: Improving a Play Dough Process, L4
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Marvelous Machines: Making Work Easier 

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Classroom 1: Grade 5, Wilmington, NC 

EiE - Marvelous Machines: Making Work Easier, L1
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EiE - Marvelous Machines: Making Work Easier, L2
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EiE - Marvelous Machines: Making Work Easier, L3 Part 1
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EiE - Marvelous Machines: Making Work Easier, L3 Part 2
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EiE - Marvelous Machines: Making Work Easier, L3 Part 3
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EiE - Marvelous Machines: Making Work Easier, L4
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Classroom 2: Grade 5, Andover, MA 

EiE - Marvelous Machines: Making Work Easier, L1
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EiE - Marvelous Machines: Making Work Easier, L2
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EiE - Marvelous Machines: Making Work Easier, L3 Part 1
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EiE - Marvelous Machines: Making Work Easier, L3 Part 2
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EiE - Marvelous Machines: Making Work Easier, L4 Part 1
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EiE - Marvelous Machines: Making Work Easier, L4 Part 2
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Now You're Cooking: Designing Solar Ovens

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Classroom 1: Grade 3, Marietta, GA 

EiE - Now You're Cooking: Designing Solar Ovens - Lesson 1
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EiE - Now You're Cooking: Designing Solar Ovens - Lesson 2
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EiE - Now You're Cooking: Designing Solar Ovens - Lesson 3
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EiE - Now You're Cooking: Designing Solar Ovens - Lesson 4
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Classroom 2: Grade 4, Washington, D.C.

EiE - Now You're Cooking: Designing Solar Ovens - Lesson 1
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EiE - Now You're Cooking: Designing Solar Ovens - Lesson 3
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EiE - Now You're Cooking: Designing Solar Ovens - Lesson 3
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EiE - Now You're Cooking: Designing Solar Ovens - Lesson 4
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Sounds Like Fun! Seeing Animal Sounds
 

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Classroom 1: Grade 3, Naples, FL  

EiE- Sounds Like Fun: Seeing Animal Sounds Lesson 1
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EiE- Sounds Like Fun: Seeing Animal Sounds Lesson 2
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EiE- Sounds Like Fun: Seeing Animal Sounds Lesson 3
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EiE- Sounds Like Fun: Seeing Animal Sounds Lesson 4
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Taking the Plunge: Designing Submersibles

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Classroom 1: Grade 3, Naples, FL 

EiE - Taking the Plunge: Designing Submersibles Lesson 1
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EiE - Taking the Plunge: Designing Submersibles Lesson 2
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EiE - Taking the Plunge: Designing Submersibles Lesson 3
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EiE - Taking the Plunge: Designing Submersibles Lesson 4
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Classroom 2: Grade 5, Lawrence, MA

EiE - Taking the Plunge: Designing Submersibles Lesson 1
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EiE - Taking the Plunge: Designing Submersibles Lesson 2
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EiE - Taking the Plunge: Designing Submersibles Lesson 3
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EiE - Taking the Plunge: Designing Submersibles Lesson 4
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A Sticky Situation: Designing Walls 

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Classroom 1: Grade 2, Hollywood, FL 

EiE - A Sticky Situation: Designing Walls - Lesson 1
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EiE - A Sticky Situation: Designing Walls - Lesson 2
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EiE - A Sticky Situation: Designing Walls - Lesson 3
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EiE - A Sticky Situation: Designing Walls - Lesson 4
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Classroom 2: Grade 4, Kittery, ME

EiE - A Sticky Situation: Designing Walls - Lesson 1
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EiE - A Sticky Situation: Designing Walls - Lesson 2
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EiE - A Sticky Situation: Designing Walls - Lesson 3
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EiE - A Sticky Situation: Designing Walls - Lesson 4
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Water, Water Everywhere: Designing Water Filters 

 

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Classroom 1: Grade 5, Jersey City, NJ

 

EiE - Water, Water Everywhere: Designing Water Filters L1
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EiE - Water, Water Everywhere: Designing Water Filters L2
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EiE - Water, Water Everywhere: Designing Water Filters L3
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EiE - Water, Water Everywhere: Designing Water Filters L4P1
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EiE - Water, Water Everywhere: Designing Water Filters L4P2
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Classroom 2: Grades 1-6, North Chelmsford, MA 

EiE - Water, Water Everywhere: Designing Water Filters, L1
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EiE - Water, Water Everywhere: Designing Water Filters, L2
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EiE - Water, Water Everywhere: Designing Water Filters, L3
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EiE - Water, Water Everywhere: Designing Water Filters, L4
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Catching the Wind: Designing Windmills 

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Classroom 1: Grade 2, Cincinnati, OH 

EiE - Catching the Wind: Designing Windmills, L1
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EiE - Catching the Wind: Designing Windmills, L3 Part 1
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EiE - Catching the Wind: Designing Windmills, L3 Part 2
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EiE - Catching the Wind: Designing Windmills, L4
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Classroom 2: Grade 2, Framingham, MA 

EiE - Catching the Wind: Designing Windmills, L1
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EiE - Catching the Wind: Designing Windmills, L2
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EiE - Catching the Wind: Designing Windmills, L3 Part 1
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EiE - Catching the Wind: Designing Windmills, L3 Part 2
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EiE - Catching the Wind: Designing Windmills, L4 Part 1
Lesson 4, Part 1

EiE - Catching the Wind: Designing Windmills, L4 Part 2
Lesson 4, Part 2

  

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