Pyramid Building: How to Use a Wedge

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Students explore the simple machine of a wedge. For 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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30 mins
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Inquiry-Based Learning
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