Curriculum-aligned, thematic guides with following educational pedagogical approach. Lessons have teacher and student perspectives.
Create sliding linkages to control an umbrella.
Build a common tool that employs class one levers.
Use mechanical advantage of the wheelbarrow.
Explore design challenges and constraints using tweezers.
Animate a feeding giraffe using linkages.
Construct ramps with varying slopes.
Build a track testing Newton’s three laws of motion.
Use a prism as a simple machine.
Explore simple machine of spinning a wheel on an axle.
Explore the power of the sun and code a micro:bit to sense different light levels.
Construct a prototype of a solar panel and discover the role of the sun and technology using solar power.
Discover the power of moving water to generate electricity with a water turbine prototype.
Learn about the uses of water power to power a mill for grinding grain on a farm to a large community.
Explore the power of the wind and prototype a simple wind turbine.
Harness the power of the wind with 2 turbine designs!
Have a ball discovering the geometric shape known as the icosahedron with 20 faces.
Discover the simplicity of the hexahedron, a familar 3D figure and Platonic solid with 6 square faces.
Explore symmetry with a dodecahedron, a unique 3D figure and Platonic solid with 12 pentagonal faces.
Encounter and build the octahedron, a unique 3D figure and Platonic solid with 8 triangular faces.
Encounter the many applications of the tetrahedron and build a model of this foundational Platonic solid.
Engineer a mini mechanical arm for a challenge.
Build and code a phototropic flower.
Learn about the fun and physics of kites then build a Sierpinski pyramid kite!
Explore community needs and challenges, build and prototype city sectors and unify into a large cityscape design.
Automate the mechanical movements of a crane with levers.
Test the different amplitude and speeds of earthquakes with a shake table.
Create a sloping roller coaster track for a rolling ball and enjoy the ride!