Materials List: Simple Machines and the Rube Goldberg Challenge

Suggested materials for device building. Feel free to provide students with additional inexpensive supplies.

  • cardboard
  • Popsicle sticks
  • string
  • marbles
  • cardboard tubes
  • plastic drinking straws
  • plastic beverage bottles
  • dominoes
  • tools such as scisssors, tape, hot glue
  • (optional) 3D printer and printing supplies (useful if available in the classroom)