For this challenge, you will put your engineering and building skills to the test! You could build a model of a monument, building, sculpture, a machine that moves, sorts items, pulley systems, conveyor belts, etc. – pretty much anything using any materials!
lever: (noun) bar or board that rests on a support like a seesaw. A downward force on one end of the bar makes it easier to raise the other end
inclined plane: (noun) sloping surface used for raising heavy bodies. it is easier to push a heavy object up a slope than to lift it
screw: (noun) cylindrical device with a spiral rib. used to connect objects together or carry objects upwards
wedge: (noun) triangular prism shaped block frequently made of wood or metal. used for transferring energy sideways, for example splitting logs with a axe
What is the prompt you selected? How can you complete this task? What else could you add to bring more creativity and originality?
What other materials could you use to build? Is your model to scale? If you made a machine, is it a working prototype or just a model?
Film a short (Max 2 min video) pitch of your invention. Include details like who is it for, what problem does it solve, etc. Have fun! Upload/share your video to twitter, facebook or Instagram. Don't forget to tag us!