Materials List: Portable Wheelchair Ramp Challenge

Each group needs:

  • cardstock strips
  • cardboard strips
  • cardstock sheets
  • plastic drinking straws
  • plastic coffee stirrers
  • hot glue gun with hot glue sticks
  • scissors
  • 3 rulers, one per student
  • measuring tape
  • graph paper and pencils
  • Portable Wheelchair Ramp Packet, one per student
  • model all-terrain wheelchair prototype created in Off-Road Wheelchair Challenge, for sizing prototype ramp

To share with the entire class (for testing):

  • 1 bucket, to hold weights
  • 2 7-lb (~3 kg) weights