Goblins like to sneak around, make messes, and play tricks on people. For this project, students are going to use their knowledge of SIMPLE MACHINES to design and build a goblin trap.
PACKET INCLUDES (docx):
• COVER PAGE
• PROJECT INSTRUCTIONS
• SCORING GUIDE
• TRAP FACT SHEET
• PARENT SIGNATURE PAGE
COMMON CORE STANDARDS ADDRESSED:
•Identify the simple machines in common tools and household items
•Compare the measures of effort force (measured using a spring scale to the nearest Newton) needed to lift a load with and without the use of simple machines
•Observe and explain that simple machines change the amount of effort force and/or direction of force
•Design and construct a machine, using materials and/or existing objects, which can be used to perform a task.