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TryEngineering: Design a Dome is supplemented by PBS Learning Media: Forces Lab
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A four-part interactive simulation that explores the forces to be considered in structural engineering: compression, tension, torque, and shear.  Appropriate for Grades 4-9.


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TryEngineering: Design a Dome same topic as PBS Building Big: All About Domes
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Explore the basics of domes with an interactive "Materials Lab" and a databank of information about 10 of the world's most famous dome structures.



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