Make a Yo-Yo from Recycled Stuff

Grade Range: 1-6
Resource Type(s): Lessons & Activities
Duration: 15 minutes
Date Posted: 9/4/2012

Thomas Edison said, "To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk." With these words of wisdom in mind, we challenge you to create your own yo-yo using items found in your recycling bin.This activity from Spark!Lab includes suggested procedures and ideas for extending your learning. Spark!Lab activities encourage young learners to explore the invention process, from creative ideas all the way to successful marketing.

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