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Leaning Tower of Pasta

Students experiment with different structures to determine which ones are able to handle the greatest amount of load using spaghetti and marshmallows. They discuss how engineers design buildings, construct their buildings and complete a worksheet, and present their structure to the class.

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Resource Details

Grade
5th - 7th
Subjects
Engineering
3 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Included Materials
  • Worksheet

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