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Help your class master the important concept of critical load. Pupils work together to build a structure using 12 playing cards. They test the critical load of the structure using pennies or paper clips.
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- Have a contest to see which group can create the strongest structure
- Activity requires supplies so plan ahead
- It is helpful if learners have familiarity with structural integrity
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