In this delightful curricular challenge, your students are asked to construct a ski jump with just the right curve to ensure that Molly Mogul (a skiing tennis ball) will make it over the bears and other obstacles and into the ski lodge (a barrel) at the bottom of the mountain.
No Fancy Materials Necessary!
Our free curriculum package includes easy-to-follow instructions on how to run the activity with a couple of 2x4s, some cardboard, and a bit of hardware from your local box store.
This activity is a quick addition to any math or science class. It can be adapted for nearly any age, K-12. General themes include:
Bonus Curriculum for Maker Spaces. Our curriculum also includes meaningful ramp building challenges for both laser cutters and 3-d printers. We cover it all: