STEM Challenge Zip Line

Grade Levels
4th - 6th
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Description

Are you ready for a fantastic STEM challenge? Here it is: Zip Lines! Your students are going to cheer when you tell them about this one! After experimenting students will improve their models and everyone will watching the passenger carriers fly down those lines!

Note: This challenge is available in money-saving bundles.

What is the challenge?

This challenge is one of the best ones we have completed! We all loved it! Students will build their passenger carrier and then experiment with different types of line for the device and record data. This will determine the best ride for each team’s carrier. Finally, students will have the opportunity to try a re-design!

What is your prep?

You will need supplies in addition to this package. This includes fishing line, plastic cord, string, 3-ounce cups, card stock, ping pong balls, straws, metal washers, paper clips, tape, skewers or dowel sticks, scissors, hole punchers, calculators, and containers for student supplies. Substitutions for any of the materials can be made.

The package specifically includes:

  • Cover
  • Teacher overview
  • Materials and preparation page
  • 6 pages of teacher directions
  • 1 page of information about Newton’s Laws of Motion
  • 2 pages of helpful hints
  • Constraints list
  • Price list for supplies (students use this)
  • Cost listing sheet (students use this0
  • 3 pages of photographs
  • 2-page lab sheet, sample answer sheets
  • Scoring rubric
  • Bonus Challenge that creates a zip line for Santa
  • Editable file with all the forms!
  • The page count listed includes everything.

I had more students excited about this challenge than almost any other project we have tried. They loved it! My favorite comment I overheard was, “Man, we have to take some of this tape off and reduce the friction!”

This challenge works great with two more Real Life Challenges:

You can save money and get all three Real Life challenges in a bundle:

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