The Wonderful Towers of Watts--Building Background Knowledge

Unit 5: Building Towers and the Engineering Design Process
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Objective: The SWBAT state that the shape of a structure and its design effects its stability.

Big Idea: The students will learn about a famous beautiful tower, which helps to build their background knowledge of towers and structures. They will also learn that a newspaper article contains important information.

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Science, Building Structures, informational text, background knowledge, second grade
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