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    Activity

    Make a Mechanical Arm

    Strawbees Team

    Design a strong, collapsible grabbing mechanical arm fitted with handles and claws on each end. This arm is started from combining scissor linkages, then stacking beams on top to transform the structure in three-dimensions.

    8-14+
    20:00
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    United States 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Engineering Design
    Forces
    Simple Machines

    Overview and Objectives

    Design a strong, collapsible grabbing mechanical arm fitted with handles and claws on each end. This arm is started from combining scissor linkages, then stacking beams on top to transform the structure in three-dimensions.