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The Squeeze is On

Students investigate the force of compression and how it acts on structural components through a hands-on group project. They use everyday products such as paper, toothpicks, and tape to construct a structure that will support the weight of a cinder block for 30 sec.

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Resource Details

6th - 8th
1 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
2 hrs
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Included Materials
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