Reflection: Real World Applications Shaking All Around-Earthquakes - Section 4: Explain

 

When the groups were creating their earthquake structure, I noticed that two of the groups were having a difficult time creating their structure. They understood that they needed braces and tapered shapes in their design. However, it was a challenge for them to build a complex,sturdy structure that would hold up. As a result, the two groups decided to create a structure with less features. Before the groups made improvements, I showed the groups again how to create a complex structure. Also, I  gave the groups more marshmallows because the marshmallows began to melt because the room was getting hot along with heat from the students' hands.

  Make An Adjustment
  Real World Applications: Make An Adjustment
Loading resource...
 

Shaking All Around-Earthquakes

Unit 7: Earth Changes
Lesson 7 of 10

Objective: SWBAT use the engineering design process to create an earthquake proof structure.

Big Idea: Earthquakes can shake things up!

  Print Lesson
1 teacher likes this lesson
Subject(s):
Science, earthquake, weathering, earth, Earth Science, model, structure, engineering design, glaciers, water, Wind Erosion, Erosion, ice
  80 minutes
earth 1
 
1
2
3
4
5
6
Similar Lessons
 
Can we save this Mountain?
2nd Grade Science » Unit 4- The Alpine Mountain Environment
Big Idea: Mountain slides are real and dangerous. Using science and ingenuity to prevent them is one preventative measure that can be explored.
  Favorites(3)
  Resources(28)
East Wenatchee, WA
Environment: Suburban
Veronique Paquette
 
Make it Monumental!
Kindergarten Science » Build it
Big Idea: Kids meld science and social studies into a lesson that recycles, reduces and reuses.
  Favorites(3)
  Resources(19)
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
Dawn Gunn
 
Can You Hear Me Now?
Kindergarten Science » Me, Myself and I
Big Idea: Using the three states of matter helps students experience sound in different ways.
  Favorites(2)
  Resources(33)
Lexington Park, MD
Environment: Suburban
Joanne  Clapp
 
Something went wrong. See details for more info
Nothing to upload
details
close