Design Squad Nation; Musical Bike
SD Master of Episode 106: Musical Bike
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- Design Squad Nation
- Musical Bike
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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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Original Episode Number: 406
Judy and Adam meet Beatriz in her hometown of Emeryville, California to help her combine her passion for music and bike building. Working at The Crucible—a non-profit educational foundry and metal fabrication shop—they design and build a pedal-powered bike organ for Beatriz to unveil at her high school block party.
Engineering Content: Engineering is creative, rewarding, and connects to a broad range of careers (including those that are music related); technological designs have constraints. Science Content: Sound; Simple Machines; Force; Pressure
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- APA: Design Squad Nation; Musical Bike. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_39CD7C9378924BC4A2128B8BACB3A6EC