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Intro: Sliding Linkages

Strawbees Team

Get introduced to a unique type of joint with beams, the sliding linkage. Students will gain practice and confidence with making joints and discover real-world engineering connections. The springy nature of the plastic joints pop the umbrella open.

8-14+
25m
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United States 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Engineering Design
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