Make a Mechanical Hand (Challenge Video)

Make a Mechanical Hand (Challenge Video)

Back to STEM Activities Make a Mechanical Hand (Challenge Video) In this activity, you will design and build a mechanical hand with four fingers and a thumb that bend and straighten like a human hand!   Print Overview STEM careers Biomedical Engineering Mechanical...
Helping Hand

Helping Hand

Back to STEM Activities Helping Hand Students design, build, and test an assistive device for helping people grasp objects that are hard for them to reach or pick up themselves. Print Overview STEM careers Mechanical Industrial Manufacturing Agriculture &...
Sorting Solutions

Sorting Solutions

Back to STEM Activities Sorting Solutions Participants design a multitiered chute made of cups and mesh that can sort different sizes and shapes of pasta into separate containers. Print Overview STEM careers Industrial Manufacturing Mechanical Grade level 3-5 6-8 9-12...
Design a Catapult

Design a Catapult

Back to STEM Activities Design a Catapult Teams design and build a small-scale catapult that launches a projectile and hits a target 5-10 feet away. They incrementally adjust their catapult’s trajectory to zero in on the target while learning about kinetic and...
Build a High Dive

Build a High Dive

Back to STEM Activities Build a High Dive Participants use straws and tape to design and build a cantilever diving board that hangs as far off a table as possible. Working in teams, they investigate the best placement of the fulcrum to support the load and best ways...