Engineering - Solid Rock to Building Block

Learners role-play as engineers designing wedge tools. They devise methods for shaping quarry rocks into pyramid blocks. Following a teacher demonstration, they use materials such as soap, clay, and foam for blocks and wood, plastic, and styrofoam for wedges. They record the effectiveness of the wedges on a worksheet.

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Technology & Engineering
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Instructional Strategies
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1 hr

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