Donate

Grand Award

Third Place
5-APT24

The Ball Beast

Applied Technology
Nate Hindman

Grade:
5
Teacher:
Monica Baden

I designed and engineered a practical, inexpensive backstop for when my lacrosse balls miss my rebounder during practice. Balls that missed the rebounder put holes in our wooden gate, got lost in the bushes, or eaten by neighbors' dogs. My final Ball Beast prototype met my criteria of stopping balls that missed the rebounder, while also being sturdy and made of inexpensive, common materials. The Ball Beast is important because it is affordable, can be adapted to different rebounders, and helps kids get exercise and more practice.


Project presentation

View Project Presentation file

One thought on “The Ball Beast

Leave a comment (comments will be released after judging).

Comments submitted will not be visible until after judging is complete. Comments are public and should be used to congratulate and encourage this young scientist or engineer! Comments should not contain personal identifying information or reveal any awards that the student has won.

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *