Lesson Plan.

Heads In, Hearts In: Marshmallow High-Rise

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What you need to know:

Engineering is a process used to solve problems by designing, building and testing things. An engineer is a person who uses math and science to create new things, solve problems or make things better. A structure is the result of building or constructing something by arranging materials or parts. In engineering, structures are specially designed to be safe and durable. How a structure or building is designed can impact how sturdy and safe it is.

What you will do and learn:

In this activity, you will practice using the engineering process to build a model of a high-rise building out of marshmallows. The goal of this activity is to build the tallest tower you can build that will stay standing on its own.

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Tags: 4-h, family, family engagement, msu extension, science & engineering

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