The Boomilever Kit can be used to train teams of students to compete in the Science Olympiad. Each year, over 14,000 teams from 45 US states and Canada compete in the Science Olympiad's Boomilever competition.
Elementary, middle school, and high school teams compete to design and build the lightest cantilevered wooden structure which, when attached to a vertical testing wall at one end, will support a load up to 15 kg (33 lb) at the distal end.
Rules of the competition state that the Boomilever must be a single structure constructed only of pieces of wood no larger than ¼" (6 mm) high and ¼" (6 mm) wide in
The Boomilever Kit teaches kids how to design and build a cantilevered structure. The kit includes: