Topic: Understanding Structures and Mechanisms - Systems In Action
Scenario: Your School Board is expanding the types of beverage containers that it will be collecting for recycling (including cans, plastic bottles, drinking boxes, milk cartons). Since space to store this material is a major concern, the Board is looking at ways of reducing the volume of this material. The Board has approached you to design and construct a prototype of a device that could be used to safely crush the beverage containers to be recycled. The Board is very environmentally conscious; therefore, the device must use the least energy/force possible to crush the beverage containers. Final proposals, including prototypes, are due at the close of business on ________(date).
Design Specifications: The beverage container crusher:
Students will be required to submit: