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ENGINEER ACTIVITY

(TECHNOLOGY GROUP)

Do Five of These:
1.List 10 different things engineers do.
2.Visit a construction job. Look at a set of plans. Tell your Webelos den leader about these. (Get permission before you visit.)
3.Visit a civil engineer to understand how to measure the length of a property line. Explain how property lines are determined.
4.Tell about how electricity is generated and then gets to your home.
5.Construct a simple working electrical circuit using a flashlight battery, a switch, and a light.
6.Make drawings of three kinds of bridges and explain their differences. Construct a model bridge of your choice.
7.Make a block and tackle and show how it works.
8.Build a catapult and show how it works.
9.Draw a floor plan of your house. Include doors, windows, and stairways.
10.Explain how engineers use computers.

SCIENTIST ACTIVITY

(TECHNOLOGY GROUP)

Do These:
1.Read Bernoulli's Principle. Show how it works.
2.Read Pascal's Law. Tell about some inventions that use Pascal's law.
3.Read Newton's first law of motion. Show in three different ways how inertia works.

And Do Six of These:
4.Show the effects of atmospheric pressure. **
5.Show the effects of air pressure.**
6.Show the effects of water pressure. This may be combined with atmospheric pressure or with air pressure.
7.Build and launch a model rocket with adult supervision. (NOTE: You must be at least 10 years old to work with a model rocket kit sold in hobby stores.)
8.Explain what causes fog. Show how this works.
9.Explain how crystals are formed. Make some.
10.Explain how you use your center of gravity to keep your balance. Show three different balancing tricks.
11.Show in three different ways how your eyes work together. **
12.Show what is meant by an optical illusion.**

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