Challenges

Inspired by Design Challenges

Build a Plane Painting Machine

Make a plane painting machine to draw a design on your airplane.

Engineer an Exoskeleton

Build a wearable device that will detect when your body moves.

Make a Hydraulic Machine

Make a machine that uses a fluid to move and can lift at least 10 pennies.

Make a Water Transport Satellite

Make a satellite that can hold a cup of water and does not leak during a bumpy rocket launch.

Build a Soundmaker

Build a machine that makes sound waves by vibrating itself or the air around it.

Hack a Box

Build a box that only you know how to open and is safe from hackers.

Engineer a Flow Control System

Build a system that controls the movement of material and shuts off automatically.

Build a Helicopter

Build a helicopter that flies at least ten feet in the air and stays up for three seconds while carrying one penny.

Build a Lightweight Airplane Wing

Build a lightweight wing structure that is 12 inches long and can hold up a heavy load (weight) without deflecting.