ASAP Science and Technology Exemplars - Grades 1-8 - Grade 6
Grade 6

Structures and Mechanisms

Whimsical Contraption

Description of the task:
Students will design and build a whimsical contraption / sculpture that uses different kinds of motion and incorporates three classes of levers, a rotary input and linkages that transmit motion and force.

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