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Title: Structures around the World
Url: http://www.exploratorium.edu/structures/index.html
Publisher: Exploratorium (Organization)
Description: This set of hands-on activities from the Exploratorium addresses the physics and engineering of structures such as bridges and cantilevers. The site contains a photo gallery and multiple activities to demonstrate the concepts of building out, building to scale, and building bridges. Each activity includes time and preparation guidelines, a materials list, and teacher tips. The site is geared towards elementary school aged students.
LC Classification: Fine arts -- Architecture -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Physics -- General works, treatises, and advanced textbooks
Technology -- Bridge engineering -- Special types of bridges
Technology -- Engineering (General). Civil engineering
GEM Subject: Science -- Technology
Science -- Physics
Science -- Instructional issues
Key Concept: Physics
Date Issued: 2000
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Laboratory Modules
Lesson Plans
Science Materials
Teaching Guides
Format: html
Audience: Elementary School Teachers
Middle School Teachers
Primary Education
Secondary Education
Teachers
Language: English
Rights: The Exploratorium
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: Applications of Newton\'s Laws
bridge
cantilever
Classical Mechanics
engineer
General Physics
Measurement/Units
Physics
scale
science
Statics of Rigid Bodies
structure
Date Of Record Release: 2012-01-02 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2008-12-05 11:49:24 (W3C-DTF)
Source: comPADRE  comPADRE
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Resource URL Clicks: 4
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