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Tower Challenge

Students investigate how buildings are able to support a great amount of weight and stand on their own. They participate in a class discussion about engineering, and in small groups construct a free standing tower that is one meter hight and able to support weight using straws, paper clips, and masking tape.

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Resource Details

Grade
4th - 5th
Subjects
Engineering
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
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