Type:

Other

Description:

In this simple and fun activity, learners build a tower of cups to explore distribution of weight. Learners make predictions about their towers and test their designs. Activity extensions include trying different materials such as coins, marshmallows or cardboard boxes. This activity can be linked to a lesson on architecture or famous buildings.

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:

NSDL,weight,Gravity,height,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-056,Space Science,Problem Solving,Mathematics,cups,Early Elementary,Upper Elementary,gravity,Construction,build,stable,Life Science,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110926122729691T,architecture,Informal Education,Invention and Innovation,Elementary School,History/Policy/Law,Chemistry,Physics,Civil Engineering,Engineering,Space science,The Design Process,Physical science,tower,Education,Technology

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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