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Description:

Is a square stronger than a triangle? Use tongue depressors to build simple shapes. Then apply a little weight to them and see what happens! This activity comes with useful tips for building the shapes, like how to drill the wood without cracking it, and what drill works best.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
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  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Informal Education,tongue depressors,square,triangle,NSDL,Early Elementary,Geometry,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110926133854863T,shapes,Pre-Kindergarten,Engineering,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-056,Construction,drill,The Design Process,Mathematics,Elementary School,strong,Technology

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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