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MazeRun Ball Maze

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Explore gravity, friction, energy, and acceleration as students assemble a maze and have classmates try to solve it!

Start by splitting the class into two teams. The first team has three minutes to build a maze by placing an assortment of barriers and hills on the tarp, as well as indicating the beginning and end of the maze with patches. The other team then gets the chance to try and solve the maze by maneuvering a small foam ball through it. Through the process, students will discuss what the maze challenging, what one team did differently than the other to solve the maze faster, and identify real world examples that rely on similar mechanics observed during the lesson.

All 3"W barriers are made of high-density foam and covered in durable nylon. Students attach or rearrange them quickly via hook-and-loop fasteners. Long-lasting 200 denier polyester tarp is 4'L x 4'W and includes polypropylene handles with x-box stitching for enhanced durability.

Expansion packs increase the challenge or number of students participating with an additional tarp and barriers. Recommended for Elementary and up.

The included lesson direction details setup instructions, activities by grade level, learning objectives, and teaching suggestions to expand lessons.

Set includes:

  • Tarp, 1 Ea
  • Barriers, Set of 18 (3 Ea 24"L, 6 Ea 12"L, 9 Ea 6"L)
  • Hills, 2 Ea
  • Ball Trap, 1 Ea
  • Start Patch, 1 Ea
  • Stop Patch, 1 Ea
  • Foam Balls, 2.5" dia, Set of 6

Basic Expansion Set includes:

  • Tarp, 1 Ea
  • Connector Strap, 1 Ea

Deluxe Expansion Set includes:

  • Tarp, 1 Ea
  • Connector Strap, 1 Ea
  • Barriers, Set of 18 (3 Ea 24"L, 6 Ea 12"L, 9 Ea 6"L)
  • Hills, 2 Ea
  • Ball Trap, 1 Ea
  • Start Patch, 1 Ea
  • Stop Patch 1 Ea

Click here to view a sample of the included lesson directions.