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Design Your Own Rube Goldberg Machine

Students participate in a culminating activity for a unit on Energy and Simple Machines. They are challenged to incorporate simple machines in to a complex mechanical system. While designing and testing their machine they will also examine motions and forces as well as a transfer of energy hands-on.

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Resource Details

Grade
8th - 9th
Subjects
Life Science
1 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Year
2004
Included Materials
  • Worksheet