A – Elementary
NC Essential Standards Alignment:
3.P.1, 5.P.1, Science as Inquiry
Event Score Sheet:
This is a building event. Teams will build a ramp and vehicle to travel a certain distance and stop as close to the finish line as possible at the tournament.
Teams MUST bring writing instruments and their challenge box full of materials.
Event Leaders will provide the official scoresheet and challenge instructions.
Teams will be ranked into tiers based on adherence to the challenge instructions. Within each tier, teams must be ranked based on the scoring criteria for the build-off selected.
Make sure the lid fits flush on the top of the box, and likewise do not bring any prohibited materials or tools, even if teams do not plan on using them.
Teams can only bring one picture of their device this year. This cannot be a collage of photos.
Any K’nex pieces can be used from any kit to construct the challenges. If your team has an obscure piece or you think it might be questioned, feel free to include a picture of the part in the box showing that it is a K’nex piece.