the Public Broadcasting Service
the WGBH Educational Foundation
Visit Shapes Lab, from the PBS Building Big Series to learn how the shape of a structure affects its strength. Don't miss the activity where you load a rectangle, an arch, and a triangle with various weights until they fail. You'll also find information about building materials.
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