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

Structures and Mechanisms

Machine on the Move

Description of the task:
Students are told that a container has been found and the contents are unknown and may potentially be toxic. Students are to design, build and test a prototype of a machine that will move the containers to a test site.

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