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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.
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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
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= Laboratory
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Physics To Go This resource was a Physics To Go feature from January 16, 2007 until February 1, 2007. View the feature here!

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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Structures around the World (Exploratorium, San Francisco, 2000), <>.
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Structures around the World. (2000). Retrieved July 22, 2024, from Exploratorium:
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Exploratorium. Structures around the World. San Francisco: Exploratorium, 2000. (accessed 22 July 2024).
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Structures around the World. San Francisco: Exploratorium, 2000. 22 July 2024 <>.
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