Classroom Activity

On Target
First page of the On Target activity

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Audience: Educators
Grades: 6-12 and Informal

In this challenge, students follow the engineering design process to do the following:

1. Modify a cup to carry a marble down a zip line.
2. Attach a string to tip the cup.
3. Test their cup by sliding it down the zip line, releasing the marble, and trying to hit a target on the floor.
4. Use test results to improve their system.

On Target  [1MB PDF file]

This activity is part of the On the Moon Educator Guide.