Levels: Grades 3-8
Topics: engineering, art
Description: Take inspiration from the kids of PBS's "Design Squad" and create a sculpture that moves with the wind without being blown away. This activity requires just a few items, most of which can be found around the home or school -- ping-pong balls, paper cups, wooden skewers, and more -- but the product is an intriguing, moving work of art and engineering.
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