Activities

Build an Earthquake-Resistant Structure

Teams use marshmallows and toothpicks to engineer a structure that can resist the simulated shaking of an earthquake. They gain experience with strong building design and the types of energy released by an earthquake.

Activity Details

Activity Type:Hands-On Activities
Topic(s):Structures
Grade:3-5, 6-8
Time:60 minutes or less
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