Confetti Launcher

New York City once used 11 million pounds of confetti at a parade; obviously, this activity won't use that much! In the first installment of a six-part series from Design Squad Global, teams create a launcher for confetti. They test their launchers to consider any redesigns. 

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Instructional Ideas
  • Designate an open space for testing the launchers
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires some prior preparation
  • Activity requires a variety of materials; see resource for complete list
Pros
  • Includes suggested pacing guide for the activity
  • Provides a printable design process poster
Cons
  • None