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published by the Exploratorium
This set of hands-on activity from the Exploratorium addresses the physics and engineering of structures.  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 preparation guidelines and a materials list.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
General Physics
- Measurement/Units
Motion, Forces, and Energy
- Applications of Newton's Laws
- Statics of Rigid Bodies
- Middle School
- High School
- Elementary School
- Informal Education
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Curriculum support
= Instructor Guide/Manual
= Laboratory
= Project
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Access Rights: Free access
Restriction: © 2000 Exploratorium
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Keywords: bridge, cantilever, engineer, scale, structure
Record Creator: Metadata instance created September 25, 2006 by Ann Deml
Record Updated: Sep 25, 2006 by Ann Deml
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(Exploratorium, San Francisco, 2000), WWW Document, (http://www.exploratorium.edu/structures/index.html).
AJP/PRST-PER
Structures around the World, (Exploratorium, San Francisco, 2000), <http://www.exploratorium.edu/structures/index.html>.
APA Format
Structures around the World. (2000). Retrieved October 25, 2014, from Exploratorium: http://www.exploratorium.edu/structures/index.html
Chicago Format
Exploratorium. Structures around the World. San Francisco: Exploratorium, 2000. http://www.exploratorium.edu/structures/index.html (accessed 25 October 2014).
MLA Format
Structures around the World. San Francisco: Exploratorium, 2000. 25 Oct. 2014 <http://www.exploratorium.edu/structures/index.html>.
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