Marble Ramp

Activity Kit


  • Audience: Children aged 10-13. This activity can be done in a classroom, an after-school program, or at a community youth center.
  • Introduce engineering to students who may not yet know what it is or if it’s something that interests them.
  • Show how to use engineering skills in a fun and easy way.
  • Children learn that although engineering relies on math and science, it also requires being able to share insights with teammates in order to increase everyone’s chance of success.
  • Instruction through “learning by doing” and experimentation helps children learn how to analyze and solve practical problems.

What's the commitment?

  • 2 hours to become familiar with the presentation, prepare materials and coordinate with a school or community group
  • 1 hour to present and lead the activity

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