Materials List: Packed for Shipping:
Using Linear Regression in Engineering Design

Each group needs:

To share with the entire class:

  • cardboard pieces; for example, cut up two 18 x 12 x 6-inch cardboard boxes for a class of ~25; cutting on the fold lines of boxes like these generates 12 pieces of potential construction materials
  • saran wrap; one 100-sq-ft box for a class of ~25
  • rubber band, pieces; 1 bag of 500 rubber bands for a class of ~25
  • paper and/or paper bags; such as copy paper and/or a 50-pack of paper bags
  • fabric; 2 yards of fleece fabric for a class of ~25
  • tape; such as duct and/or masking tape
  • 2-4 hot glue guns and glue sticks; 1 pack of hot glue sticks for a class of ~25
  • 2-4 scales
  • 1 tape measure
  • 2-4 stopwatches
  • 6-8 pairs of scissors, to cut cardboard into specific sizes
  • capability to show the class a six-minute online video
  • computers with Internet access, for student research
  • graph paper, for creating scatterplots
  • broom, dust pan and trash can, for clean up during drop testing