Engineer an Air-Powered Spinning Machine

Build an air-powered spinning machine inspired by Boeing CST-100 Starliner.

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Inspiration Video

Suggested Materials

  • straws
  • cardboard
  • scissors
  • paper cups
  • paper clips
  • balloons
  • dowels
  • tape
Optional
  • ping pong ball

Difficulty Level

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This design challenge may require moderate motor skills, understanding of some abstract concepts, or uncommon materials to build.

Educator Resources

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