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Engineering

Blogpost #4: Reflect and Share

Final Product: Flashlight powered by our hand               Details     Video   How it works : The main idea here is the concept of the thermoelectric generator and piezoelectric generator. The thermoelectric generator produces the energy by the difference of temperature. If one side is heated and another … Continue reading »

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Blogpost #3: Create and Improve

Thursday Summary Collect all the materials for my design 1 and design 2 Check whether Thermoelectric Peltier and Piezoelectric Disc work or not Decide to build a product of design 1 Start working on a motor wheel Reflection : Since I had two pretty awesome plans and ideas for this project, I spent a few time to choose … Continue reading »

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Blogpost #2: Develop and Plan

Design 1: Piezo motor Skate Board Plan First day(Thursday): find all materials. check whether Piezoelectric disc works or not. Second day(Monday): finish making one Piezo wheel of two wheels and testing whether this wheel generates energy or not. Third day(Wednesday): build another wheel and connect those two wheels into pipe and bearing. build the structure with … Continue reading »

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Science Engineer Project #1: Define and Inquire

What is this engineering task? : During this Science-Engineer Project, students are designing a device that converts energy, taking renewable energy & converting it to electrical energy, and creating a device that can be used to teach. The point is that we need to express our understanding of energy transfer. ‘Engineer’ means any engagement in a … Continue reading »

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