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Design Challenge: Build a device that will help an Ontario animal adjust to the changing seasons.
YOUR ASSIGNMENT: Design and build a bird feeder that will be able to hold bird seed and hang in a tree.
Some materials you may use: milk cartons, cardboard boxes, coloured paper, string, pipe cleaners, cardboard tubes, plastic bags, fabric, etc.
Step #1: Cut out the title and design process plans and glue them in your science journal. (In class) _____
Step #2: Draw a sketch of your bird feeder and list the materials you plan to use. (In class) _____
Step #3: Build your bird feeder. (At home) _____
Step #4: Test your bird feeder by filling it with bird seed and hanging it from a tree to see if it will hold up. (At home – bird seed will be provided for in class presentation. J) _____
Step #5: Use the checklist to make sure you have met all the criteria. (In class and at home) _____
Step #6: Be prepared to present your bird feeder to your classmates on the assigned due date. _____
Due Date: Tuesday, October 31, 2017