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Zoo Machines

Giraffe (14k)

You are the designer:

Invent a machine that will take care of animals in a zoo. Draw a picture of your machine and label its parts. Try writing about your machine and what it does for the animals.
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Elephant (14k)

See the Zoo Machines (9k) Add your Zoo Machine (9k)Visit our Zoo Links (9k)

small hand logo (9k)Zoo Machines is a project developed by Karen Thimmesch for her 4th grade students. See her Students as Designers cluster for more project ideas.

That makes me think . . . (11k)
Who or what takes care of animals in a real zoo? How could you build a model of a zoo machine? What would a zoo machine that feeds a giraffe look like? What about one that feeds an alligator?

Yellow dot (9k) Air powered machines

book cover (17k)

Yellow dot (9k) The Robot Zoo

Yellow dot (9k) A design challenge

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