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TE Activity: Survive That Tsunami!

Learners examine the causes of tsunamis and observe a table top wave making machine. They make model houses while working in groups so that the can see how different construction types work. They discuss how engineers can design and construct buildings that are resistant to the destructive waves using available material.

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Resource Details

Grade
3rd - 5th
Subjects
Technology & Engineering
3 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 hr
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Year
2006
Included Materials
  • Vocabulary
  • Worksheet