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Design Squad Nation

Apache Skateboarders (#101)

A 17-year-old skateboarder from the White Mountain Apache Reservation helps build a skate park. [28 minutes] Closed Captioning

This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.

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Information For Teachers

Grade Levels
6-8, 9-12
Curricular Areas
Science & Technology
Series Length
10 episodes
Average Episode Length
28 minutes
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Series Description: 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.

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  • It's Alive! (#102)

    A Boston pastry chef helps create a cake for the cast party of "Young Frankenstein: The Musical." [28 minutes]

  • Garden-To-Go (#103)

    An organization that grows fruit in a London construction site builds a pedal-powered mobile garden. [28 minutes]

  • A Cut Above - Part 1 (#104)

    Fashion designer Christian Siriano challenges up-and-coming designers to showcase their creativity. [28 minutes]

  • A Cut Above - Part 2 (#105)

    Fashion designer Christian Siriano challenges up-and-coming designers to showcase their creativity. [28 minutes]

  • Musical Bike (#106)

    Judy and Adam help Beatriz design and build a pedal-powered bike organ in Emeryville, CA. [28 minutes]

  • DIY Playground (#107)

    A community in Nicaragua works with the kids of Cusmapa to build the playground of their dreams. [28 minutes]

  • One Giant Leap - Part 1 (#108)

    Judy, Adam and a 15-year-old pilot team up with NASA to build a human-powered flying machine. [28 minutes]

  • One Giant Leap - Part 2 (#109)

    Judy, Adam and a 15-year-old pilot team up with NASA to build a human-powered flying machine. [28 minutes]

  • Trash to Treasure (#110)

    Three kids who recycled everyday materials into big inventions meet with professional engineers. [28 minutes]

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