Materials List - Grades 8-10 - Engineering + Design

EXPLO Online Required Materials Engineering + Design Challenges Grades 8-10

Welcome to EXPLO Online! Before your course begins, you will need to acquire the following materials for this class. Please note that the EXPLO Online experience is designed around students having these materials (or an appropriate substitute). Students attending class without these materials may have a diminished EXPLO Online experience.

Materials Requirements

Link to purchase if necessary

✔ Item

Quantity

Additional Notes

Recycled thin cardboard/chipboard, Approx. 8.5” x 11”

10 sheets

Amazon

Students may use recycled cardboard boxes instead of purchasing chipboard. These can be the size of a small packing box or cereal box. Regular packing tape can be used, if scissors are available.

Tear-by-hand packing tape

1 roll

Amazon

Painter’s tape

1 roll

Amazon

Popsicle sticks

50 sticks

Amazon

They could be colorful or plain.

Paper clips

1 box

Amazon

String/Baker’s Twine

1 small skein

Amazon

This could be any string or twine.

Index cards

25 cards

Amazon

A specific color is not necessary. Paper or cardstock is acceptable as a substitute.

Cardstock

10 sheets

Amazon

A specific color is not necessary.

Pipe Cleaners

25 pipe cleaners Amazon

A specific color is not necessary.

Aluminum Foil

1 small roll

Amazon

Tape

1 roll

Amazon

Only 1 roll needed

Scissors

1 pair

Amazon

Ruler

1 ruler

Amazon

Any straight edge can be substituted.

Modeling Clay or Play-Doh

Pack of 10

Amazon

Multi-color is ideal, but not necessary.

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