ERIC Number: ED480800
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
Stop the Stretching. Grades 6-8.
Rushton, Erik; Ryan, Emily; Swift, Charles
In this activity, students learn about composite materials, tension as a force, and how they act on structural components through the design and testing of a strip of plastic chair webbing. This activity requires a 60-minute time period for completion. (Author/NB)
Descriptors: Daily Living Skills, Elementary Education, Engineering, Experiential Learning, Force, Hands on Science, Science Activities, Science Education, Science Process Skills, Scientific Concepts
Web site: www.prek-12engineering.org/activities/.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Tufts Univ., Medford, MA.
Note: Produced by the Office for Technology and Industry Collaboration. For other activities in series, see SE 068 011-040.