Build a Boomilever Single Kit

ITEM #680w
  • Aligned to Standards Grades 6-12
  • Students build six boomilevers
  • Includes differentiated instructions for teaching middle school and high school students
  • Ideal for 1-4 students
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National Standards for Grades 6-12

Teach engineering through hands-on design, construction, testing, and the iterative process. Students are tasked with creating the structure with the highest strength to weight ratio to win this engineering competition! Includes differentiated instructions for teaching middle school students basic engineering process and design iteration by studying failure, and teaching high school students basic statics, free body diagrams, failure modes, and member sizing calculations while complying with STEM education standards. 

This kit contains materials and tools for constructing six boomilevers; instruction manual complete with eight day lesson plan, background information, and sample calculations, basswood members, balsa members, adhesive, adjustable cutters, and base material. An ideal training kit for Science Olympiad and other building competitions.


Designed for 1-4 students.

Included in kit:

  • Instructor’s Manual with Reproducible Student Sheets
  • Mounting board
  • Copper Wire
  • Cardboard Tubes
  • Magnet Wire
  • Breadboard
  • Steel Wire
  • Masking tape
  • Germanium Diode
  • Resistor Set
  • Transistor
  • Fahnestock Clips
  • Screwdriver
  • Ceramic Earphone
  • 9V battery
  • 9V Battery Snap Connector
  • Capacitor Set
  • Wire Strippers
  • Ground Wire
  • Sandpaper
  • Wood Screws
  • Aluminum Foil
  • Cardstock

Electric drill required, not included.

This product ships separately and requires 2-4 weeks delivery time.