The simple pinball machine in this activity is made from a cardboard box, with ice lolly sticks as the flippers. It provides a great opportunity to explore the science of forces and motion. Game on!
- Investigate simple mechanisms and Newton’s Laws of Motion
- Use observation, curiosity and creative problem-solving skills
- See how levers and simple mechanisms have useful applications in our everyday lives
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