Bending Stuff with Blockey

"I love Blocky. I wish I could take him home.  I never knew engineering could be so fun!"  

 

Student quote after completing this lab, 

Del Rio Elementary.

Students learn about force in a fun and unforgettable way as they bend and break stuff. Show you class a short film on changing the tire on a car and your students will learn the trick behind mechanical advantage and handle length.

Lab sheet & activites

Watch Class Movie

teacher Prep

Student Lab Sheet

Lab Materials Needed

Blockey Koa Crate

from Kea STEMCrate

 - 1 Springy Spring Scale/2 students

Teacher Edition Lab Sheet

Teacher Prep Movie

Lab Assistant

Notes on how to run the lab

Class Movie

force and Mechanical advantage

Aditional Teacher Information

Applied Mathematics Multiplication Lesson

NGSS: 1-LS1-1, 1LS1.B