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Joanna of New York, NY

More ingenious geniuses required.
Materials

Materials Needed


  • straw
  • tape

Instructions

Instructions


  1. Using straws and tape, build a structure that's not attached to the table that will rock back and forth without rolling away when you blow on it through a straw.
  2. That's all we're going to say. So there. Good luck.




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Some of your Results

Andrea, age 12 of Farmington Hills wrote:
It would always roll over, I couldn't get it to just rock.

Loretta S., age 12 of Maplewood, NJ wrote:
When I did it, it rolled fast.

Hans V., age 9 of Avon Park, FL wrote:
I rolled it into a cylinder and cut off the ends and stuck a straw through it. It rocked but it didn't roll.

Amy C., age 9 of Chandler, AZ wrote:
Well it rocked but it didn't roll. We had this expirement in November at school.

Rachel wrote:
I made it rock but it didn't roll.

Daniel E., age 10 of Berlin Hts. wrote:
It got very, very, very loud.

Courtney K., age 11 of Salk City, WI wrote:
I tried it 4 times and none of them worked!

Ashley W., age 12 of Honolulu, HI wrote:
MINE WORKED REALLY GOOD! I MADE IT DIFFERENT, BUT IT ROCKED AND DIDN'T ROLL!

Kelly W., age 11 of Milwaukee, WI wrote:
It turned over!

Brittany M., age 8 of Grampian, PA wrote:
At first I didn't think it would work but it rocked but no roll!

Sarah J., age 9 of Hardyville, KY wrote:
It didn't work at all

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