Activities

Trophy Triathlon Design Challenge

Teams use limited materials to construct a trophy that supports their chosen sports ball, be it a tennis ball, a bowling ball, or something in between. They consider structural stability and load distribution and see how a material's strength can change depending on shape.

Activity Details

Activity Type:Hands-On Activities
Topic(s):Structures
Grade:3-5, 6-8
Time:60 minutes or less
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