Introduction to Architecture: Building with Marshmallows
In this one-time class, students will learn about the strongest shape in architecture and then build a structure using marshmallows and toothpicks.
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Through discovery, students will learn that triangles are the strongest shape in architecture. The class will be taught through Nearpod. The structure of the class will start with a directed lesson through Nearpod which will include interactive discussion, games, quizzes, video clips, and building a mini-marshmallow and toothpick structure that incorporates the knowledge about triangles. I love to encourage independent thought through discovery and hands-on activities. Students do not need...
Students will learn how architects are able to make structures extremely strong in tension and compression through the use of the triangle.
None, however students may want to continue building after the class concludes.
toothpicks and mini-marshmallows Please be sure to log into https://nearpod.com/student/ before class starts. I will provide a code through the chat as soon as class starts.
55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Please be sure to log into https://nearpod.com/student/ before class starts. I will provide a code through the chat as soon as class starts.
Ellen LuchetteRetired Elementary and Gifted Teacher
19 total reviews
13 completed classes
I am currently a public-school teacher about to retire at the end of the 2020-21 school year. I currently teach Gifted Education which I love. I have taught grades first through fifth over my 37-year career in a public school in Pennsylvania. I...