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Build a Zipline

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Patrons use common materials to design and construct their own zipline to transport small item from here to there. Turn this into a "Make & Take" activity by providing printed family guides and materials for constructing ziplines in a bag for your patrons.

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A take-home that can be sent with patrons that wish to do STEM activities at home. These at-home activities cover similar topic areas as the associated activity and could be handed out at the conclusion of a program or left on a circulation desk for patrons to take home.

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Hints for uses in your library "Take & Make" tip: invite your patrons to post pictures of their final products to your social media to share how they turned out!
Related Links NASA: Engineering Design Process
Think, Plan, Build! Engineering Design Process
How to Build a Zipline
Engineering for Kids
Discover Engineering
Dream Big: Engineering Our World
Originating Source Star Library Network
Related Books
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STEAM Lab for Kids by Liz Lee Heinecke
The Apollo Missions for Kids by Jerome Pohlen

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Build a Zipline

Build a Zipline

Patrons use common materials to design and construct their own zipline to transport small item from here to there. Turn this into a "Make & Take" activity by providing printed family guides and materials for constructing ziplines in a bag for your patrons.