How to build a Wiggle Bot to teach engineering and design

Elementary/Middle School

Get ready to wiggle and have a whole lot of fun with engineering and design. 

TeacherGeek Wiggle Bots make it easy to encourage students to build, make, create, and innovate as they build, test, and evolve a real working bot. 

Using just a few simple tools, students will:

  • Utilize the design engineering process
  • Encourage innovation, creativity, critical thinking, and problem solving
  • Learn about push and pull forces, wind, and sail design
  • Apply the scientific method

This step-by-step video will show you just a few options for how to build your Wiggle Bot - but the possibilities are endless. 

Get inspired here, and then build your own! 

Ready to wiggle?

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