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Description:

Hooray! In this design challenge activity, learners invent a device that launches a spoonful of confetti into the air. Learners are encouraged to create the biggest cloud of confetti possible. Educators can use this activity to introduce simple machines as well as the design process. The associated Leader's Notes handout includes instructions on how to play a creative-thinking game to prep learners for the challenge.

Subjects:

  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Informal Education,NSDL,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110926123837431T,invention,design,Space Science,Problem Solving,Troubleshooting and Maintenance,Motion and Forces,Upper Elementary,innovation,kinetic energy,catapult,Invention and Innovation,Middle School,slingshot,Elementary School,Physical science,confetti,History/Policy/Law,Chemistry,Physics,potential energy,launch,Technology,Engineering,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-056,The Design Process,lever,Education,Projectile Motion,Machines

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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