Science & Nature
Engineering with Straws
Use the Engineering Design process to build amazing creations using straws! Projects include cars, egg drops, rollercoasters and more!
Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Pennsylvania
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Completed by 9 learners
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Once per week
over 5 weeks
learners per class
per learner - per class
How does a "Multi-Day" course work?
Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries
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Do you like creating? Do you like solving problems? Do you think you may want to be an engineer one day? Join us to solve some engineering problems using straws! In this 6-week class5 day camp, students will also be introduced to several kinds of engineering jobs and related careers. Projects we will be making include an egg drop, tower, bridge, car and a roller coaster! The straw egg drop, bridge, car and roller coaster will help us practice the engineering design process and iterative...
Students will learn and practice the engineering design process. They will practice problem solving skills as they solve the daily challenges.
Paper Writing utensils Bendy straws Smoothie straws Tape Hot glue Cardboard boxes Scissors Hard boiled egg Pipecleaners Rubberbands Ping pong ball (or similar) Pennies for weight Ruler/Measuring tape
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
50 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
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176 total reviews
256 completed classes
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