Pyramid Building: How to Use a Wedge

Students explore the simple machine of a wedge. In this wedge activity, 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.

3rd - 5th Science 25 Views 29 Downloads
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Inquiry-Based Learning
30 mins

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