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Scribble Bot Design Challenge

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Virtual North Bay Science Discovery Day, March 13, 2021

Registration: http://bit.ly/NBSDD21

Scribble Bot Activity

STEM-at-Home: Design, build, and test a scribbling machine that will make drawings on paper.

Scribble Bot is a motorized device that moves in unusual ways and marks on paper. Scribble Bot demonstrates how movement is created by an offset motor weight. Youth may express their creativity and ingenuity designing, making, and testing the scribble bot; for example, changing the length and weight, testing drawing tools, and experimenting with materials.

Design, build, and test - do-it-yourself style - a small device using the materials provided along with any other materials. We recommend clothespins, craft sticks, cardboard, wood skewers, pipe cleaners, washers, aluminum foil, paper clips, or binder clips. You may also want to use hot glue or other glue, rubber bands, or tape. Other helpful tools may include pliers, drills, or scissors.

When complete, please post photos or videos of your scribble bot to a social media platform with the hashtag #NBSDD2021

Live Webinar: Saturday, March 13 @ 4:00pm

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