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Browse results: Pushes and Pulls

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The Bridge Challenge

In this interactive activity from the Building Big Web site, use your knowledge of bridge design to match the right bridge to the right location in a fictitious city.

3-12

Interactive

The Dam Challenge

In this interactive activity from the Building Big Web site, investigate dams in distress and decide if they should be repaired, removed, or left alone.

3-12

Interactive

The Dome Challenge

In this interactive activity from the Building Big Web site, think like an engineer and use your knowledge of dome design to match the right type of dome to the right location in a fictitious city.

3-12

Interactive

Forces Lab

In this interactive activity from the Building Big Web site, select one of the actions of squeezing, stretching, bending, sliding, or twisting to explore the forces of compression, tension, shear, and torsion.

3-8

Interactive

Let's Build Something Interactive

Children learn about the types of machines on a construction site and the different jobs they do to help us build in this original interactive from KET.

Pre-K-2

Interactive

Loads Lab

This interactive activity from the Building Big Web site examines different types of loads and how structures might be reinforced to withstand them.

3-8

Interactive

Materials Lab

This interactive activity from the Building Big Web site explores the properties of different types of building materials.

3-12

Interactive

Shapes Lab

This interactive activity from the Building Big Web site compares the strengths of the rectangle, triangle, and arch.

3-8

Interactive

The Skyscraper Challenge

In this interactive activity from the Building Big Web site, investigate hypothetical structural emergencies and figure out how to repair them.

3-12

Interactive

Triangles and Arches in Architecture

This collection of still images features two of the most important shapes in architecture: the triangle and the arch.

K-8

Interactive

The Tunnel Challenge

This interactive activity, from the Building Big Web site, explores tunneling and the tools and methods used to do the job.

3-12

Interactive

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