Materials List: Ding!
Going Up? Elevators and Engineering

Photo shows the heads sides of four U.S. coins: nickel, penny, dime and quarter.
Elevator test passengers: Jefferson, Lincoln, Roosevelt and Washington.
Copyright © 2013 Denise W. Carlson, College of Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder

Each group needs:

Note: This activity can also be conducted with the older (and no longer sold) LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT set instead of EV3; see below for those supplies:

  • LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT robot, such as the NXT Base Set

To share with the entire class: