Pop Fly

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A lever comes in handy when scholars build a launcher for a ping-pong ball. They test the launcher and redesign it to send the ball higher or to accommodate a tennis ball. This is the third lesson in a five-part unit.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Have the class brainstorm different uses of levers in a journal entry
Classroom Considerations
  • Scholars should be familiar with levers
  • Some materials are necessary for the activity
Pros
  • Provides detailed instructions for the activity
  • Includes Inside the Engineering section that describes engineering connections
Cons
  • None