Build a Playground
Design and build your own playground! Explore the science behind the motion of different equipments such as a slide, a swing, a seesaw, and a merry-go-round.
Forces, Motion, Gravity, Centrifugal Force, Pattern, Push, Pull, Balance, Speed, Direction
Build your favorite part of the playground with materials you can find at home.
Discussion Point 1
How can you make sure that the playground is accessible to all children?
Discussion Point 2
What makes certain parts of the playground, like the swing, the seesaw, and the merry-go-round, move the way they do?
Discussion Point 3
How do you know in advance how the different parts of the playground will behave when you play with them?