Fall of the Leaning Tower

Students participate in a hands-on experiment with different soil structures and the ability of each to carry a specific load. Students take a core soil sample and describe its content layers. Students stand bricks in the soil overnight and then students measure the indentations left by the bricks.

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Resource Details

Grade
6th - 12th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Year
2004
Usage Permissions
Fine Print