Safe Landing


Students devise ways to ensure that a cup with a ball inside it lands upright, without the ball falling out, when dropped from a height of at least 1 foot.
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Age: 
Elementary School
Middle School
Time: 
60 minutes or less
Discipline: 
Mechanical
Activity File: 
Teaser: 
How can you ensure a safe landing for a cup with a ball inside?
Feature of the week?: 
Translated Activities Available: 
Yes
Grade: 
3-5
6-8
Topic(s): 
Simple Machines
Teaser (NEW): 
How can you ensure a safe landing for a cup with a ball inside?