Engineering Earthquake Structures: Day 5

Unit 2: Waves and Engineering: Using Waves To Meet Societal Needs and Wants
Lesson 7 of 7

Objective: Students will be able to analyze textual evidence in order to design a structure that can survive seismic waves, and analyze multiple design choices based on criteria in order to determine the most effective design for a prototype.

Big Idea: Students dig into the differences between analog and digital signals. What's the connection to earthquakes? It's all about how waves impact our lives in the real world!

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