Author: Susan Franz, Chris Bode, Beth Kennedy, Roberta Gangl
Source: Akron Global Polymer Academy Summer Institute 2002 Balls and Ramps, Insights Hands-on Inquiry Science Curriculum Chain Gang, The Chemistry of Polymers Published by Terrific Science Press
Children have the opportunity to use different materials to make balls. They design and build balls and explore how their balls roll, bounce, and fall. They also take apart old balls to see how they are made and use these ideas in making more balls.