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New Hyde Park-Garden City Park Union Free School District


Engineering safety in NHP-GCP

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Fifth-grade engineers at Garden City Park School are learning about energy and collisions. Students are creating crash-prevention systems with robotic kits that need to be designed to carry an egg through a collision. In preparation, the young engineers observed elastic and inelastic energy transfer with slo-mo capture on their iPads and are simulating a crash at different points of speed. The students will continue to test and modify their designs for maximum crash prevention.