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!
Design a tool that can lift objects from a water depth of at least 1 foot.
Build a balloon helicopter that can fly at least 3 feet from the ground.
Create a simple machine that transfers a rotational motion into a linear vertical motion.
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).
Build a mighty machine that jumps up, sideways, or flips over. The whole structure should jump into the air.