Type:

Other

Description:

This simple construction activity teaches the importance of architectural structure. Learners build and test designs for a paper "doghouse" strong enough to hold the weight of a jumbo dog biscuit. Three commonly used architectural shapes highlighted in the activity are arches, squares and triangles. This activity can be used with lessons on geometric shape, architecture, and/or problem solving.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

square,NSDL,weight,house,Gravity,shape,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-056,Space Science,Problem Solving,Mathematics,Early Elementary,Upper Elementary,Physics,Construction,Solid Geometry,Architectural Engineering,Informal Education,Invention and Innovation,triangle,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110926134517337T,Elementary School,History/Policy/Law,Chemistry,arch,architecture,building,geometry,Technology,Civil Engineering,Engineering,Space science,The Design Process,Physical science,Education,dog biscuit

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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