Type:

Other

Description:

In this design challenge activity, learners investigate series circuits and motors to build a hand-held "kick stick." Their goal is create a battery-operated device that sends a Ping-Pong ball across the floor. The activity is a fun, hands-on way for learners to get a taste for the design process. This lesson guide includes instructions on how to introduce the challenge, associated videos, brainstorming questions, and tips for learners.

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:

NSDL,invention,design,Electric Circuits,Troubleshooting and Maintenance,Upper Elementary,Engineering,innovation,General science,kick stick,Informal Education,Invention and Innovation,Middle School,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110926123949712T,series circuit,Problem Solving,Electric Charges and Currents,Elementary School,Physical science,Conducting Investigations,History/Policy/Law,Chemistry,Physics,motor,Electricity and Magnetism,switch,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-056,circuit,The Design Process,Electrical Engineering,Education,Technology,Electric Motors

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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