#### Search Results for ages 4-7

The Drop Test   (Lesson Plan/Activity)
Determine the best structure for a sturdy car. Motors do not have to be attached, but the car must roll with wheels and skid plates. To test the car design drop the car from a height of 4in to check if it survives.

Ages: 7-11

Chair for Mr. Bear   (Lesson Plan/Activity)
In this activity, design and construct a chair that keeps Mr. Bear (a floppy stuffed animal) from falling backwards, forwards, to the left and to the right. The safety of Mr. Bear is in your hands.
See the "Chair for Mr. Bear" PDF for detailed instructions

Ages: 5-10

Strongest Shape   (Lesson Plan/Activity)
In this activity, investigate different shapes in order to determine which shape is the strongest. Design and construct a number of roofs to be placed on a previously built house. Then test the structures by pushing on the top of the roofs.

Ages: 5-10

Sturdy Wall   (Lesson Plan/Activity)
In this activity, design and construct a LEGO brick wall that is at least 4 inches high. The wall must be capable of withstanding the â€œflick testâ€ (a simple flick of the finger).

Ages: 5-10

A Chair for Mr. Bear   (Lesson Plan/Activity)
Students will construct a sturdy chair for a stuffed-animal bear. The chair must be able to support the bear from the front, sides and back. Ultimately, the chair must keep Mr. Bear in a sitting position without him falling out of the chair.

Ages: 5-11

Sturdy Wall   (Lesson Plan/Activity)
Students will investigate the properties of sturdy structures by constructing a LEGO wall. The wall must be about 6 bricks high and withstand the "Flick Test". The Flick Test involves flicking the top of the wall to see if the wall fails or tips over.

Ages: 5-11

Strongest Shape   (Lesson Plan/Activity)
Students will investigate different shapes to determine which shape is the strongest. Students will construct a roof to be placed on a previously built house. The roof must reflect their shape choice for the strongest shape. To test their structure, they will push on the top of the roof to check its...

Ages: 5-11

Drop Test   (Lesson Plan/Activity)
Students will determine the best structure for a sturdy car. Students do not have to attach motors, but the car must roll with wheels and skid plates. Each student pair will test their designs by the drop test. This involves dropping their car from a height of 4in.

Ages: 7-11

Sturdy Tower   (Lesson Plan/Activity)
Students will practice building sturdy structures by constructing a sturdy LEGO tower using LEGO beams. The tower must be able to support a stack of books.

Ages: 5-11

Exploring Gears   (Lesson Plan/Activity)
Students will explore gears and gear ratios. Students will learn how to use gears properly, efficiently and effectively.

Ages: 7-11

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