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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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Windy City Tower (Challenge Video)

Make a paper tower that can withstand as much wind as possible.

Windy City Tower (Student Instruction)

Make a paper tower that can withstand as much wind as possible.

Windy City Tower

Make a paper tower that can withstand as much wind as possible.

Grade 7 Lesson: Building Pyramids

Students assess the claims of how ancient Egyptians moved large-scale stones across a desert.

Grade 2 Lesson: Surviving Storm Surge

Students build a paper house and flood it with water to see if the house they made can withstand the rising tide.

Grade K Lesson: Reach for the Skies

Students investigate shapes and material properties to build the highest structure they can.

Critical Load (Challenge Video)

Build a house of cards and see how much weight it can bear before it collapses.

Strongest Shapes (Challenge Video)

Using index cards and only one shape in your design, build a bridge that can support a toy car.
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