I have done a project similar to this. It adds more rigor if students create their own equations and develop their own design. I usually have them create a certain number of each type of line, have them identify slope, y-intercept, etc. to cover more of what I am teaching on the concept.
Water Bottle Flipping STEM Activity is a packet of five experiements your students will love! Water Bottle Flipping is the latest trend! Even though it might drive you crazy, it will engage your students in learning about collecting data, fractions, measurement, and opinion writing. Students will flip for this activity!
Building Challenge STEM and Writing Centers These centers have students building and writing about their build. There are challenges that include measurement, research and writing that go along with each build. #STEM #LEGO #CHALLENGE