Cupcake Delivery

Grade Levels: K-12 | Duration: 60 minutes

Cupcake delivery illustration.

Create wind-powered contraptions to transport a load. At The Tech, we use 3D-printed cupcakes as our load, but you can use just about any small object.

Grade Levels: 3-5

Duration: 60 minutes

Concepts/Skills: Force, friction, surface area, balance


  • Design and test a wind-powered device.
  • Consider how characteristics of a payload may affect the design of their device.
  • Use observations from their tests to compare solutions and iterate on their designs.