Dayton Regional STEM Center
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200 S. Keowee St. Dayton, OH 45402

Content Area: Energy

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

Room Defender

Room Defender In this unit, students will be exploring electricity by creating a circuit that is capable of performing multiple functions independently and will market their created product. Electricity is an essential tool for modern living, and a basic understanding of circuits can empower your students. The study of electricity can lead to a better…
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Rockin’ Music Box

Rockin’ Music Box As Beethoven once said, “Music can change the world.” In this unit, student design teams use the Engineering Design Process to design a musical instrument that can play Hot Cross Buns. This instrument and its associated design are made with the intent of providing access to music for underprivileged children in diverse…
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Sunshades and Shadows

Sunshades and Shadows Students participate in hands-on inquiry-based centers and guided activities to increase their knowledge of shadows and light.  Students explore and manipulate light, using a light source to simulate the sun at various times of day and observe shadows, create and measure shadows, and test how various types of media block light. Students…
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Concussions are a headache

Concussions are a Headache Microelectromechanical systems, or MEMS, are a crucial, yet little-understood part of our everyday lives. MEMS are very small devices that can be found in printers, airbags, smartphones, game controllers, TVs, and many other types of household items. This STEM unit will introduce students to the world of MEMS through a very…
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