Target Grades: 6-12
The boomilever kit teaches engineering through hands-on design, construction, testing, and design iterations. Create the structure with the highest strength to weight ratio to win this engineering competition! A great way to teach middle school students basic engineering and to learn iteration by studying failure, or teach high school students basic statics, free body diagrams, failure modes, and member sizing calculations while complying with STEM education standards. Includes materials and tools for constructing boomilevers; instruction manual with sample calculations, basswood members, balsa members, adhesive, adjustable cutters, and base material. An ideal training kit for Science Olympiad and other building competitions. Required: electric drill and ¼” bit.
Part # 15-235, Single Team Boomilever Kit (Constructs 6) - SHOWN BELOW
Part # 15-237, Boomilever Class Challenge Building Kit (Constructs 24)
Instructor’s Manual with Reproducible Student Data Sheets
½ Meter Sticks
Ultimate Cutter w/ Protractors