Thousands of Tiny Pieces Can Create Something BIG!

Unit 5: Building Towers and the Engineering Design Process
Lesson 4 of 16

Objective: SWBAT state that a larger item can be built from small pieces. It can then be disassembled and made into something new.

Big Idea: Simon Rodia built the Watts Towers by gathering fragments of "junk" he found in the neighborhood. He put all of these small pieces together to build a spectacular tower. Something BIG can be created from lots of smaller pieces.

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Science, Building Structures, Properties of Matter, second grade, structure and function
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