Circle of Pong

Grade Levels: 2-12 | Duration: 65 min

Use knowledge of energy and forces to place a ball in the center of a 6 foot diameter circle. Iterate through this design challenge, to gain first-hand experience using the Innovation Design Process.

Lesson Plan PDF


Grade Levels: 2-12

Duration: 65 min

Concepts/Skills: Gravity, potential energy, kinetic energy, innovation design process

Objectives: Students will:

  • Design, build, and test a device that delivers a ball into a cup.
  • Make design considerations based on concepts of potential and kinetic energy