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Using inquiry and problem-solving approaches, these learning experiences build upon students’ interests, support curricula, literacy and numeracy, and foster children’s skill development.

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Design & Build a Musical Instrument

Students will use their predicting skills to design and build a musical instrument that is able to change sounds.

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Design & Build a Travelling Seed

Students will work collaboratively to design and build models of seeds that can travel as far as possible.

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Design & Build a Seed Sorter

Students will work collaboratively to design and build a device that is able to sort seeds by size.

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Design & Build a Ping Pong Ball Launcher

Students work collaboratively to design and build a device that uses simple machines to launch ping pong balls.

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Design & Build a Toy That Moves

Students will work collaboratively to design and build a toy that is moved using forces applied by magnets.

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Design & Build a Seed Saver

Students will work collaboratively to design and build a structure that will protect a seed from the elements.

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Design & Build a Water Tower

Students will work collaboratively to design and build a build a stable structure out of paper to support a 500 mL water bottle.

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Design & Build an Irrigation System

Students will work collaboratively to design and build a simple irrigation system that will transport water to at least two plants from one source without leaking.

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Design & Build a Dam

Students will work collaboratively to design and build a dam that holds back a given volume of water for a certain time.

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Design & Build A Marble Run

Students will work collaboratively to design and build a marble run that meets specific criteria.

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