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Exploring the Forces of Tension

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Let the resource stretch the minds of your young scientists with a lesson about tensile strength and stiffness of materials. Groups consider how easily materials stretch and relate this property to engineering design.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Use the lesson extension activities as a research project
Classroom Considerations

  • Lesson builds on previous lesson (Fairly Fundamental Facts about Forces and Structures)
  • There is an associated activity for the lesson, which is the next installment in the series
  • The third installment of a six-part series

  • Includes a vocabulary list with definitions and links to other websites

  • Lesson itself is very bland and not likely to hold student interest
Included Materials

  • Vocabulary
  • Vocabulary
  • Graphics & Images

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