Building StructuresThe green group had a lot of fun with this week's design challenge. Scholars learned about different kinds of structures and what makes a structure strong.
Scholars were given 15 clothes pins and 20 index cards and asked to imagine, plan, design, test and improve a structure that was both tall and strong (meaning it could withstand wind).
Here are some of the highlights!
|This structure, which resembled a silo, measured 10 inches tall.|
|This structure, which resembled a teepee, measured 8 1/2 inches tall.|
|This two story structure, which resembled a house, measured 9 inches.|