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Design Squad was a reality building game show where young contestants design whimsical machines in order to win an Intel college scholarship worth $10,000.

Broadcast[]

PBS Kids Go!: February 7, 2007-March 20, 2009

Hosts[]

Nate Ball and Deanne Bell

Gameplay[]

Two teams of high school students design and build various machines in a competition for scholarship money.

Funding[]

The National Science Foundation

Intel

Tyco Electronics (Season 2)

The National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying

The Harold and Esther Edgerton Family Foundation (Season 1)

American Society of Civil Engineers (Season 1)

IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers)

UEF (Season 2-3)

Northrop Grumman Corporation (Season 2)

ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) (Season 3)

The Lemelson Foundation (Season 3)

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (Season 2)

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Rating[]

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Spinoff[]

Design Squad Nation - a short lived spinoff that aired two years after Design Squad's ending. It focused more on video blogs.

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