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Fracture Fundamentals: A Cheesy Analog

Students make small cuts (fracture nuclei) in processed cheese food and then apply stresses perpendicular or parallel to the cuts to see how fractures grow. They make predictions before each experiment and explain their results to the rest of the class.

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Grade
6th - Higher Ed
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
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