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Miss Bixby's Class Has a Hum Dinger of a Time!

Students work on their Hum Dinger machine.

Miss Bixby’s class has started their current unit on the study of Models and Designs. In this unit, students have to use scientific thinking to conduct investigations and build models of different machines.

One design students had to replicate was a Hum Dinger. This machine works by humming when a string is pulled and dings when the string is let go. Students had to work collaboratively to construct a physical model, work through challenges faced with the task, and compare their models to a working Hum Dinger.

Written by: Miss Bixby, 5th Grade Teacher
Posted: Feb 25, 2011 by Airen Hartis

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