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Launch It!

Design and build an air-powered rocket that can hit a target at least 5 feet away. 

Make a Mechanical Hand

Students create a mechanical hand that mimics the bending and straightening of their own fingers and thumb.

Strongest Shapes

Students experiment with different shapes as they build a bridge out of index cards that will support a small object.

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Let's make an Elastic Puppet

Make a puppet with fishing line and straws and test its elasticity.

Let Your Lights Glow

Use ornamental lights to build a circuit and make a glow stick.

Kinetic Sculpture

Design a sculpture that moves with the wind.

Kicking Machine

Make a machine that kicks a ping-pong ball into a cup a foot away.

Ice Cream Special

How do you make ice cream without a freezer or an ice cream maker?

Human Suspension Bridge

Create a bridge with your body.

Heart Valve Replacement

Make a prototype that replaces the mitrovalve in a human heart.

Friction in Action

Witness the science of objects in motion as they move on various surfaces.

Flight Test

Design a plane that glides down a zipline the fastest.

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