How can we repurpose k-cup containers into something useful?
K-cup Flashlight – Create a flashlight using used K-cups, battery and LED light – Energy transformations, circuitry, emergency preparedness, engineering, renewable and non-renewable resources. Lesson plan – flashlight. State Standards – Kcup_Flashlight_SSS
K-cup Seed Starter – Start seeds directly into used coffee grounds or soil – Life science, recycling, rocks and soil, renewable and non-renewable resources, agricultural engineering – State Standards, Lessons and Links – Seed Cups
Can you build a device that can launch a toy the furthest with accuracy?
Catapult – create your own catapult using craft sticks and plastic spoon – Force and motion, trajectory, velocity, geometry, design.
Angry Birds and friends pompoms – create your own “ammo” to use in your own catapult – Force and motion, trajectory, velocity, geometry, design. State Standards – Angry Birds Pompoms Standards
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Can you create a simple machine that uses wind power?
Can you make something that does something? Can you program a robot to complete a task?
Robots Exhibition and Exploration – Dot and Dash, Edison, Ollie, Sphero (BB-8), Tetrix, EV3, Little Bits – Robotics, engineering, circuitry, coding, geometry, technology and society. State Standards, and Digital Links – Robotics_Coding_Links