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Engineer Scissor Lift Machines (K - 8)
7 steps
Hello!
What you’ll need
One per participant
Classroom Marker
6 per participant
Jumbo Craft Sticks
A few per participant
Adhesive Craft Foam Slices
2 per participant
Plastic Spoon (optional)
2 per participant
Pool Noodle Slices
1:5 student ratio
Swingline Low Force Hole Punch
Buy
Up to 7 per participant
Brass Fasteners
Select a marker and four or more large craft sticks. Mark each with X’s equally on center & ends.
1. Select a marker and four or more large craft sticks. Mark each with X’s equally on center & ends.
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Use low force hole punch to make three holes in each craft stick. If it gets stuck, flex up down.
2. Use low force hole punch to make three holes in each craft stick. If it gets stuck, flex up down.
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Pair to make sets of “X” shapes.
3. Pair to make sets of “X” shapes.
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Insert brass fasteners in the center hole of each pair of craft sticks. Press firmly and flatten.
4. Insert brass fasteners in the center hole of each pair of craft sticks. Press firmly and flatten.
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Use additional fasteners to connect “arms to legs”, pres firmly and give it a squeeze! It moves!
5. Use additional fasteners to connect “arms to legs”, pres firmly and give it a squeeze! It moves!
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Attach fun objects at the ends of your interconnected system of levers - It’s a grabber!
6. Attach fun objects at the ends of your interconnected system of levers - It’s a grabber!
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Different materials become a creature that grows, or a thing that transforms from small to tall!
7. Different materials become a creature that grows, or a thing that transforms from small to tall!
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Thanks!