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Pyramid Building: How to Use a Wedge

Students explore the simple machine of a wedge. In this wedge lesson, students test wedges on different materials including wax, soap, clay and foam. They learn how a wedge was used to build the ancient pyramid and modern day skyscrapers.

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Resource Details

Grade
3rd - 5th
Subjects
Science
1 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
30 mins
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Included Materials
  • Project