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Activity 2: Grades 5-8
Geodesic Domes

 


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 Physics

Geodesic domes
Force distribution
Geometric shapes
Scale

NATIONAL SCIENCE STANDARDS    (Grades 5-8)

 Science as Inquiry - Content Standard A

Students will build and observe models in order to describe cause and effect relationships.

Students will use the tool of mathematics in the design of the their investigation..

Physical Science - Content Standard B

Students will understand that equal forces acting in opposite directions will cancel one another out.

 Science and Technology - Content Standard E

Students will use criteria to consider costs and benefits of different design materials.



         
 
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