Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Wire MazeAdd to list Details
Learners create an electrical-circuit maze out of wire, then try to pass a paperclip through the maze without touching the wire.
Seeing the World Through a Different LensAdd to list Details
Learners participate in a variety of activities modeling different disabilities.
Spaghetti BridgeAdd to list Details
Learners explore the field of civil engineering by making a bridge using spaghetti as their primary building material.
Construction Technologies: Construct the Strongest BridgeAdd to list Details
Learners work in pairs to create three simple types of bridges, a beam bridge, an arch bridge, and a suspension bridge.
Manufacturing Technologies: Making a Picture FrameAdd to list Details
Learners examine the manufacturing process while they make picture frames from cereal boxes.
Forces on the Human MoleculeAdd to list Details
In this physical activity, two lines of learners link hands and arms to model a beam subject to various loading schemes.
Don't Crack HumptyAdd to list Details
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.