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In this design challenge activity, learners use a balloon and other simple materials to design an air-powered rocket that can hit a distant target.
Using paper, paper clips, an index card, and tape, teams of learners design flying devices to (1) stay in the air as long as possible and (2) land as close as possible to a given target.
In this design challenge activity, learners invent a device that will make their friends and family ask, "What's buzzing?" Learners design an alarm with an on/off switch that is small enough to hide.
In this design challenge activity, learners invent a pinball-like game where a kick stick hits a ping pong ball into a target that buzzes.
Have you noticed the plastic rings that are used to hold six-packs of soda? Those rings are great for carrying cans, but they're real trouble when they become trash that animals can get tangled in.
Make your own "Dance Dance Revolution" dance pad! In this design challenge activity, learners work in teams to build a dance pad that lets you use your feet to sound a buzzer or flash a light.
In this design challenge activity, learners design and build a solar hot water heater. Their goal is to create a heater that yields the highest temperature change.
Hooray! In this design challenge activity, learners invent a device that launches a spoonful of confetti into the air. Learners are encouraged to create the biggest cloud of confetti possible.
Learners explore the endless possibilities of cardboard engineering in this open-ended STEAM activity. Practice being creative by building structures with no glue, only cardboard and scissors.
In this activity, learners design a device to solve a problem: how to get a ball out of a drain pipe.
In this design challenge activity, learners investigate series circuits and motors to build a hand-held "kick stick." Their goal is create a battery-operated device that sends a Ping-Pong ball across