We have the netball - but no net! Can you design and build a netball net for us, and then show us how to score a goal in it?
Levels of difficulty:
Level 1 - Make a hoop large enough for a netball to pass through Level 2 - As level 1, with a stand to hold it 0.5m from the ground, and then score a goal in it from 0.5m away without it breaking Level 3 - As level 2, and play a game of netball
Equipment: KNEX set, plus a sponge ball of similar size to a netball.
Approach: Look at the netball. How wide is it? How can you make a hoop from KNEX that the ball will just pass through?
For level 2, how could you make a stand for your hoop? Will it be strong and stable enough? How can you support the hoop so it stays horizontal, even if the ball touches it as it passes through?
For level 3, can you find a friend who has also made a net, and then organise and play a game of netball?