This mechanical engineering activity has students move through three phases of inquiry as they learn about tops. Students gain critical insight into how tops work in order to design and test their own version of a top!
This pack includes enough materials for 50 students to work in teams of two:
- Measuring Tapes, Nails, Masking Tape, Compasses, Paper Clips, Pencils, Washers, String, Toothpicks, Emery boards, Skewers, Clay, Rubber Bands, Foam Core, Markers, Dowels, and Paper Plates
- Teacher Guide and student handouts
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