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    American Association for the Advancement of Science
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    In this inquiry-based learning activity, learners design, build, and test their own ramps. They are introduced to a variety of materials and explore putting them together. They also create plans...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 8 45 to 60 minutes
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    American Association for the Advancement of Science
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    In this activity about ramps, learners explore and measure the rate at which spherical objects roll down a ramp. Learners discuss why different ramps work better than others and practice procedures...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 8 45 to 60 minutes
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    Worcester Polytechnic Institute
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    Groups of learners are provided with a generic car base and an egg. Their mission: design a device/enclosure to protect the egg on or in the car as it rolls down a ramp with increasing slopes....

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this activity (page 2 of PDF under GPS: Kinetic Sculpture Challenge Activity), learners will predict which objects have to overcome the most static friction to slide down a ramp. Learners then...

    free Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this activity (on page 2 of PDF under GPS: Roller Coaster Design Activity), learners will use food cans of many different properties (sizes, shapes, and weights) and set two cans on their sides...

    free Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes