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ERIC Number: EJ786205
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Aug
Pages: 2
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1062-9351
RC Boats Make Waves!
Williamson, Jacob
Tech Directions, v67 n1 p18-19 Aug 2007
Each year, students in Kittanning Senior High School's Principles of Technology (POT) classes have a design challenge, usually beginning with CO2-powered or Maglev-powered vehicles and progressing to such challenges as soap-box cars or radio-controlled airplanes. The author's recent POT class challenged them with the most exciting challenge yet: radio-controlled watercraft. The project sharpens technical skills and knowledge and gives great experience with working cooperatively as part of a team. It incorporates activity involving brainstorming, analytical thinking, and troubleshooting.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A