Lesson Plan

Building a Straw Power Tower

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Students build a tower out of straws. In this engineering lesson, students build a tower of straws that must be at least 58 cm tall. The goal is to be the group whose tower can support the most pennies. This lesson gives students the opportunity to identify the variable that affect the strength of their tower.

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6th - 7th
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Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning