ASAP Science and Technology Exemplars - Grades 1-8 - Grade 1
Grade 1

Structures and Mechanisms

For the Birds

Description of the task:
Students are asked to design, construct and test a bird feeder. They will need to choose from a variety of tools and materials and should select those most appropriate to the function of the feeder e.g., the materials should be waterproof.

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