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Design Your Own Rube Goldberg Machine

Students design and construct a Rube Goldberg machine that accomplishes a simple task in at least ten steps. They view and discuss various Rube Goldberg designs, identify types of simple machines, and in small groups produce a schematic design labeling the parts and functions, and construct a working prototype of their design.

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Resource Details

Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
Engineering
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 hrs
Instructional Strategy
Project-Based Learning
Included Materials
  • Worksheet