Testing Materials and Designs: A Complete Unit

Testing Materials and Designs: A Complete Unit
Testing Materials and Designs: A Complete Unit
Testing Materials and Designs: A Complete Unit
Testing Materials and Designs: A Complete Unit
Testing Materials and Designs: A Complete Unit
Testing Materials and Designs: A Complete Unit
Testing Materials and Designs: A Complete Unit
Testing Materials and Designs: A Complete Unit
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Teaching Testing Materials and Designs is fun with this organized, well laid out unit!

This unit is aligned with the ALBERTA grade three science curriculum outcomes.

In this unit, students will become engineers and explore which designs are most successful when building bridges and buildings. Students will experiment with different types, sizes and shapes of beams. They will also experiment with pillars and arches. In this unit, students learn how to work together in groups in a fun and engaging way.

The experiments included in this unit are:
• The Rust Test
• Strong Beams
• Paper Beams
• Testing the Beams
• Type of the Pillar
• Pillar Shapes
• Types of Arches
• Spanning a Gap
• The Keystone Arch
• Strength of the Connection
• Make Triangles
• Adding Gussets
• The Truss Test


Also attached in this unit are Clip-it: Identify the Bridge, cootie catchers (fortune tellers) and posters. The posters included are:
-Arch Bridge
-Beam Bridge
-Suspension Bridge
-Cable-Stayed Bridge
-Truss Bridge
-Types of Bridges


In this unit, you will find:
• Table of Contents
• Testing Materials and Designs Experiments and Student Booklet
• Testing Materials Experiment Instructions and Examples
• Bridge Vobulary Cards
• Posters for 5 Briges (Arch, Beam, Suspension, Cable-Stayed, Truss)
• Types of Bridges Poster
• Clip-it Cards: Identify the Bridge
• Clip-it Cards: Answer Key
• Bridge Vocabulary Fortune Teller


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Keywords: bridge, building, truss, span, beam, arch, pillar,
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