Waterproof the Roof


Participants consider the properties of different building materials as they design and create a roof that will keep a cardboard house from getting wet. They also learn about absorption, wicking, and roof shapes and angles best suited to a given climate.

Activity Details

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

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