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Design Squad

DESIGN SQUAD, a series aimed at 9 to 12-year-olds, borrows from the reality competition format and intends to get its viewers excited about engineering. Two teams of high school students (ages 16-19) design, build and test whimsical machines and innovative products -- everything from a wireless light and dance show to an automatic pancake maker -- for real clients. Guided by two young engineer hosts, the teams are scored for their ability to think outside the box and meet (or surpass) the demands of the challenge at hand. In the final episode, the top two scorers battle for the grand . . .

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Wednesday, May 1, 2013 - 3:00 AM    "Green Machines" The teams go green as they work with the Food Project, an organization that creates social change through sustainable agriculture. Two young Food Project volunteers challenge the teams to design a compost lifter for their urban farm. D-Squad Pro File: Industrial engineer Erin Gately creates new environmentally friendly products for Hewlett-Packard by ensuring that HP's computer products are made with fewer non-recyclable materials. D
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Wednesday, May 1, 2013 - 3:00 AM "Green Machines" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Thursday, May 2, 2013 - 3:00 AM "Gravity Bikes" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Thursday, May 2, 2013 - 3:00 PM "Gravity Bikes" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Friday, May 3, 2013 - 3:00 AM "Water Dancing" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Friday, May 3, 2013 - 3:00 PM "Water Dancing" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Monday, May 6, 2013 - 3:00 AM "Backyard Thrill Ride" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Monday, May 6, 2013 - 3:00 PM "Backyard Thrill Ride" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - 3:00 AM "Big Bugs" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - 3:00 PM "Big Bugs" (LEARN/CREATE)
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