LEGO Boat Engineering Challenge for Kids - STEM challenge, which boat can hold more coins?

LEGO Boat Engineering Challenge for Kids

I wanted to get my children thinking about the process of investigation today, so we talked about how we could test whether some structures were stronger than others using DUPLO. They decided to build three different shaped towers and test them by rolling a ball at them.

Science for kids - Stability of Structures

I wanted to get my children thinking about the process of investigation today, so we talked about how we could test whether some structures were stronger than others using DUPLO. They decided to build three different shaped towers and test them by rolling a ball at them.

Jacque Bettencourt: I can't remember what your central idea for your creatures create structures is but saw this and thought of you.Explore the stability of structures, great rainy day activity

Science for kids - Stability of Structures

Jacque Bettencourt: I can't remember what your central idea for your creatures create structures is but saw this and thought of you.Explore the stability of structures, great rainy day activity

Build and test a LEGO bridge for stability.

How to build a stable LEGO Bridge

Engineering Activities for Kids - an awesome collection of ideas for children to try!

14 Fun Engineering Activities for Kids

Can we make a bridge out of ONE A4 sheet of paper? Science at Home - looking at the structures and the impact that has on "strength of materials". The Boy thought it was like magic. (And we added some sneaky maths too).

Can we make a bridge out of ONE A4 sheet of paper? Science at Home - looking at the structures and the impact that has on "strength of materials". The Boy thought it was like magic. (And we added some sneaky maths too).

A new Lego Fun Friday building challenge, plus this post has links to 8 past building challenge ideas.  Saving this for a rainy day!

The Return of Lego Fun Friday

A new Lego Fun Friday building challenge, plus this post has links to 8 past building challenge ideas. Saving this for a rainy day!

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