Key Materials:CanRubber bandWeight Nails, rod or pencil1/4" plywood for can end capTapeToolsDrill with a bit larger than 1/8th inch diameter (hard to stuff rubber band through 1/8"hole)Sander Hammer ...
You may recall your father or grandfather making this toy for you. Science classes often use it as a discussion springboard for an inquiry into how such a "mystery" can works like here in NY state and this document from the Resource Area for Teachers (RAFT).
Key Materials: Can Rubber band Weight Nails, rod or pencil 1/4" plywood for can end cap Tape
Tools Drill with a bit larger than 1/8th inch diameter (hard to stuff rubber band through 1/8"hole) Sander Hammer (just in case) Pliers
Non-essential items: Paint Markers Hot glue gun (decided not to glue on the end cap to make it easier to inspect the can "guts" and be able to easily modify as necessary) Dental floss/Wire (potential weight securing materials - not used)