The Great Marble Drop

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Mike and Kellie, a team of electrical engineers, demonstrate how to to design a contraption that accurately drops a marble onto a target. The materials needed and general instructions are provided on the website or via a downloadable document. Use this as part of your STEM curriculum or in a physical science class when studying energy transfer.

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Pros

  • Groovy music and dancing engineers add fun to this educational clip
  • Aimed at middle schoolers, and meets Next Generation Science Standards for grades 6 - 8
  • Exemplifies that engineering can be fun and an appropriate field for women
Cons

  • None