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Drum Roll Please

Middle schoolers engage in a instructional activity which develops the real-world connections and relationships between rock properties and the important engineering properties for designing and building caverns (or tunnels, mines, building foundations, etc.). Student teams use importance factors called "desirability points" to mathematically determine the overall best rocks to build caverns within.

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Resource Details

6th - 8th
Earth Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
2 days
Instructional Strategy
Project-Based Learning