Materials List: Curing Cancer

Each group needs:

  • 1 sandwich bag with 20 lentils
  • 1 sandwich bag with ~100 lima beans
  • 1 4-6 oz. paper cup
  • stopwatch or timer

Each group may choose materials from the following supplies to build its cancer removing tool:

  • popsicle sticks
  • drinking straws
  • toothpicks
  • aluminum foil
  • index cards
  • string
  • pipe cleaners
  • various-sized paper cups
  • Curing Cancer Worksheet, one per group

Please note: These are suggested materials only; successful tools can be made with a wide variety of other craft materials as well.

To share with the entire class:

  • hot glue sticks and hot glue gun
  • masking tape