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Wheeling It In!

Students use everyday materials (milk cartons, water bottles, pencils, straws, candy) to build a small-scale transportation device that incorporates the wheel and axle and the lever. They race their carts/trucks, measure distance, time and weight, and calculate speed.

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Resource Details

Grade
3rd - 5th
Subjects
Science
1 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 hr
Instructional Strategy
Project-Based Learning
Year
2005
Included Materials
  • Worksheet