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Cardboard Construction Techniques Slideshow

Grade Levels
3rd - 6th, Homeschool
Formats Included
  • PPTX
30 pages
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When making structures, there are many techniques for building with cardboard. This slideshow provides details about ten different construction techniques:

  • cutting cardboard
  • making creases
  • scoring
  • creating curves
  • making a flange base
  • building a vertical wall
  • and more

Founded on classic engineering principles, these techniques will enable your students to build stable and durable structures that showcase their creativity.

Total Pages
30 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
45 minutes
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Define a simple design problem reflecting a need or a want that includes specified criteria for success and constraints on materials, time, or cost.
Evaluate competing design solutions using a systematic process to determine how well they meet the criteria and constraints of the problem.
Represent three-dimensional figures using nets made up of rectangles and triangles, and use the nets to find the surface area of these figures. Apply these techniques in the context of solving real-world and mathematical problems.
Recognize a line of symmetry for a two-dimensional figure as a line across the figure such that the figure can be folded along the line into matching parts. Identify line-symmetric figures and draw lines of symmetry.
Draw points, lines, line segments, rays, angles (right, acute, obtuse), and perpendicular and parallel lines. Identify these in two-dimensional figures.


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