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Strength of Materials

Pupils examine a stress-strain diagram that compares the advantages and disadvantages of the two common bridge building materials, concrete and steel. The also consider the factors that influence the materials builders choose for their bridges.

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NGSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Create a web quest to have the class find the information needed to meet the learning objectives
  • Bring in pieces of concrete and steel that are about the same size to make comparisons between the two materials
Classroom Considerations

  • The class should have an understanding of the forces that affect the several bridge types
  • The seventh installment in a series of 10
Pros

  • The Strength of Materials Worksheet reinforces the vocabulary from the lesson and unit
  • The lesson plan contains the details needed to meet the listed lesson objectives
Cons

  • Does not cover the formulas used in the Strength of Materials Math Worksheet
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  • Strength of Materials Worksheet (PDF)
  • Strength of Materials Worksheet (Doc)
  • Strength of Materials Worksheet Answers (PDF)
  • Strength of Materials Worksheet Answers (Doc)
  • Strength of Materials Math Worksheet (PDF)
  • Strength of Materials Math Worksheet (Doc)
  • Strength of Materials Math Worksheet Answers (PDF)
  • Strength of Materials Math Worksheet Answers (Doc)
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