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Meet a Mechanical Engineer and see what he does


View this excellent short video and feel the enthusiasm this engineer has for his work at JPL. Hear his responses to the questions you probably have about engineering. http://www.virtualjobshadow.com/CareerProfileDemo/?cguid={87F41A60-DE5A-4C24-B102-15AF1660FC86}

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The Orbital Mechanic – NGSS Aligned Version for Grades 6-8


For teachers of K6-8. Science and Engineering Practices in the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). In The Orbital Mechanic, a solar flare knocks a space probe off course endangering a costly mission. A simple solution comes just in time from … Continue reading

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Solve a Billion Dollar Problem


Engineering Stories are intended to help you learn more about the activities of engineers. After each story, there is a mentoring section where I ask questions and provide insights. I’d like to know how you would solve the problem if … Continue reading

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