Strongest Shapes (Challenge Video)

Strongest Shapes (Challenge Video)

Back to STEM Activities Strongest Shapes (Challenge Video) Experimenting with shapes such as triangles and arches, teams consider which can best support a load without collapsing. They then use index cards and their shape of choice to build a bridge that will support...
Tallest Cup Tower (Challenge Video)

Tallest Cup Tower (Challenge Video)

Back to STEM Activities Tallest Cup Tower (Challenge Video) How can you make a cup tower as tall as possible without it falling over?   Favorite Please login to bookmark Username or Email Address Password Remember Me Print Overview STEM careers Civil Grade level K-2...
Tallest Cup Tower (Challenge Video)

Tallest Cup Tower (Student Instruction)

Back to STEM Activities Tallest Cup Tower (Student Instruction) When you look at tall towers, do you ever wonder why they don’t fall over? What makes them so stable? This activity encourages students to explore gravity, distribution of weight, and the design of a...
Tallest Cup Tower (Challenge Video)

Tallest Cup Tower (Instructor Guide)

Back to STEM Activities Tallest Cup Tower (Instructor Guide) When you look at tall towers, do you ever wonder why they don’t fall over? What makes them so stable? This activity encourages students to explore gravity, distribution of weight, and the design of a...
Critical Load (Student Instruction)

Critical Load (Student Instruction)

Back to STEM Activities Critical Load (Student Instruction) Teams build a house of cards and see how much weight it can support before it collapses. In the process, they consider structural integrity, strong building design, and materials. Favorite Please login to...