Get smart curated videos delivered to your inbox every week.      
The Kid Should See This

The Archimedes Marble Rollercoaster

The Archimedes Marble Rollercoaster was built in 1990-91 by Mark Schutte. It is made of balsa wood and with the exception of the ball-bearing lift in the back, uses gravity to propel the ride. Great stuff!

via The Awesomer.

This award-winning video collection is reader-supported. Become a sustaining member to keep TKSST online and free for everyone, including teachers and parents who use it as a resource to spark learning and curiosity for kids.

🌈 Watch these videos next...

Andrew Gatt’s Paper Roller Coasters

Rion Nakaya

Turing Tumble, a DIY mechanical computer powered by marbles

Rion Nakaya

Mekanikos vs. The Minotaur, a charming wooden machine

Rion Nakaya

Wood Marble Machines with interchangeable parts

Rion Nakaya

Blue Marble 3, a two-table Kaplamino chain reaction marble run

Rion Nakaya

Gears of all shapes: square, oval, pentagonal, organic & more

Rion Nakaya

How to make a mechanical snail coin bank

Rion Nakaya

The Wintergatan Marble Machine, music made from 2,000 marbles

Rion Nakaya