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Engineering with Ball Bridge
Message to Parents:
This science challenge can be done by K-5th grade children with parental supervision.
The challenge is to transport a ping pong ball 20 inches from one cup to another without falling onto the ground.
Materials: 2 chairs, 8 pieces of paper, 10 mailing labels (or 10, 1 inch pieces of tape), 2 plastic cups, 4 pipe cleaners, 8 straws and 1 ping pong ball.
Criteria: Place the 2 chairs 20 inches apart. Using the materials, build a bridge between the chairs that transports the ping pong ball from one side to the other side without help from your hands.
Enjoy and have fun learning!