Wiggle-Bots Activity Documents
Wiggle-Bot Activity Document Downloads
Everyone loves to wiggle! Engineer a motorized contraption powered by your imagination. You can engineer and design anything you want: a scribble-bot, a racing-bot, a dancing-bot, even a paddle-bot. The possibilities are endless!
This is a true STEM project (not a toy). What does that mean? You get to design and build your own unique Super Wiggle-Bot, rather than just following directions. Start in the Electricity Lab and connect TeacherGeek components to learn about the flow of electrons while using a battery to power an electric motor. Then, start building a Scribble-Bot in the Build Guide to use in the Wave Lab. Learn about frequency and wavelength with the scribbles your Wiggle-Bot makes.
Make It Your Own: The documents for this activity are available in PDF and Microsoft Word format. If you wish to edit a document, simply download the Microsoft Word format.
This guide will help you get started creating your Wiggle-Bot or Super Wiggle-Bot. At the end of the guide, play, tinker, and invent new kinds of Wiggle-Bots.
What do you need to know about an engineering challenge? First… you are never done. Every design can be improved, so students should be working on improving their Wiggle-Bot or Super Wiggle-Bot until the very last available second.
Design, build, test and evolve different Racing-Bot configurations during these engineering challenges. Use the Engineering Notebook to improve your design.
These optional Wiggle-Bot and Super Wiggle-Bot Lab Activities are excellent for classroom and educational use.
Download the Classroom Overview
Brief overview about the TeacherGeek Wiggle-Bot activity, procedure, concepts, vocabulary, background information, and supplementary resources.
Engineering Notebook and Other Helpful Documents
Solve any engineering problem or challenge using the Design and Engineering Process and the TeacherGeek Engineering Notebook. Outlined in an easy-to-use and kid-friendly worksheet, cycle around the process to continually improve your design. It is recommended that extra Engineering Notebook pages are on hand during all Engineering Challenges.
Additional activity handouts are also available below in PDF format below.
STEM Engineering Notebook Pages
Example Wiggle-Bot Engineering Notebook
Example Wiggle-Bot Engineering Notebook Pages
Wiggle-Bot Idea Sheet
Handout for your Wiggle-Bot ideas
How To Videos
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