Menzel Smith-Jones Brookhaven National Laboratory Bldg.400C – P.O. Box 5000 Upton, NY 11973-5000 631-344-4495 (phone) 631-344-7098 (fax) firstname.lastname@example.org
Students work in design teams to develop a solution to an engineering problem. Teams will construct a “ride” for a marble that must meet specified design criteria. Students will be introduced to the law of gravity.
Audience for This Program
Elementary Grades: 1-3
1) Develop a solution to a problem and discover that one problem has many solutions.
2) Discover what a structural engineer does.
3) Complete a task in a specified period of time
while meeting specified criteria.
Rules & Eligibility Criteria
Minimum group size 15, maximum 30, up to 3 groups at a time.