Technovation Families' free design challenges explore a range of science, technology, and engineering topics through fun, hands-on activities that promote creativity and problem-solving to find unique solutions.
Learn from the scientists and engineers who are creating the technologies of tomorrow, and use what you learn to build your own invention!
Build a Hydroelectric Waterwheel
Design a waterwheel that can generate electricity from the flow of water.
Generate Electricity to Light Up an LED
Design and build a simple generator that turns on a small LED light for at least 1 minute without using a battery.
Turn a straw into a simple machine that works in the same way that the joints in your body work.
Build a simple machine that transfers rotational motion into linear reciprocating motion (repetitive back and forth motion).