Design Challenge - Space Needle (Engineering)

Design Challenge - Space Needle (Engineering)
Design Challenge - Space Needle (Engineering)
Design Challenge - Space Needle (Engineering)
Design Challenge - Space Needle (Engineering)
Design Challenge - Space Needle (Engineering)
Design Challenge - Space Needle (Engineering)
Design Challenge - Space Needle (Engineering)
Design Challenge - Space Needle (Engineering)
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In this NGSS aligned design challenge, students are tasked with designing and building a free-standing tower that can support a weight in the top 25% of the structure.

This project is designed for elementary and middle school students. The assignment is aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards, including MS-ETS1-1.

The download includes the student worksheet and evaluation rubric.

Materials needed for design challenge:
-1 tennis or similar sized ball for testing
-1 set of other building materials (index cards, paperclips, tape, pipe cleaners, straws, etc.) per group

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Total Pages
11 pages
Answer Key
Rubric only
Teaching Duration
4 days
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