Make an elastic uphill crawler

Join Scholastic Resource Bank: Primary from just £15.00
a year to access thousands of KS1 and KS2 resources.

Add to My Folder

This resource has not been rated yet. (Write a review)

Click to download

Powered by a rubber band, the crawler works on the principle that elastic materials store energy as they are twisted and release it as they revert to their original shape. The unwinding movement of the band is powerful enough to propel this cotton-reel machine up a slope!

Viewing PDF files

Our downloadable resource sheets are in PDF format. To view these you will need the free Adobe Acrobat Reader. Download the latest version from Adobe


You need to be signed in to place a review.