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Earthquake Project

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I have the students use saltine crackers and icing to create a house based off of their blueprints they create. Once the houses are made, we find out how well they stand up to an earthquake. The scientific method is used throughout this activity and is always a class favorite.

Total Pages
8 pages
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Teaching Duration
3 days
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Standards

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NGSSMS-ETS1-1
Define the criteria and constraints of a design problem with sufficient precision to ensure a successful solution, taking into account relevant scientific principles and potential impacts on people and the natural environment that may limit possible solutions.
NGSSMS-ETS1-4
Develop a model to generate data for iterative testing and modification of a proposed object, tool, or process such that an optimal design can be achieved.
NGSSMS-ETS1-2
Evaluate competing design solutions using a systematic process to determine how well they meet the criteria and constraints of the problem.

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