Design Squad Nation; Apache Skateboarders
SD Master of Episode 101: Apache Skateboarders
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- Design Squad Nation
- Apache Skateboarders
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This series, hosted by professional engineers Judy Lee and Adam Vollmer, is about making kids' dreams come true through engineering. As engineers Judy and Adam use their know-how to help kids across the country and around the world design and build creations.
Premiering on PBS in January 2011, DESIGN SQUAD NATION is a 10-part series of TV shows and video blogs that build on the success of the award-winning PBS reality competition series DESIGN SQUAD to get kids excited about engineering. DESIGN SQUAD NATION is high-energy, high-drama reality TV led by Judy and Adam, two professional engineers who work with kids around the world to make their wishes come true through engineering. From creating a park for skaters at the White Mountain Apache Reservation in Arizona to building a playground in a rural village in Nicaragua's northern mountains, the goal of DESIGN SQUAD NATION is to inspire viewers to take on their own hands-on engineering activities. Series release date: 1/26/2011
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Note: Original episode number: 404
On the premiere episode of Design Squad Nation, Ronnie—a 17-year-old skateboarder from the White Mountain Apache Reservation in Whiteriver, Arizona—teams up with co-hosts Judy and Adam to build a skateboarding street course. Engineered to be modular, durable, and weather-resistant, this is the skate park of Ronnie’s dreams.
Engineering Content: Innovation, invention, and engineering improve people’s lives. Science Content: Motion and Forces; Structures
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