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Solar StructuresAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners explore how the power of the sun can be harnessed to heat and cool a building.
Canine House of CardsAdd to list Details
This simple construction activity teaches the importance of architectural structure. Learners build and test designs for a paper "doghouse" strong enough to hold the weight of a jumbo dog biscuit.
Exploring StructuresAdd to list Details
This event guide features three related explorations in which learners investigate the following science concepts: how you design and build a structure helps determine how strong it will be; different
How does a green roof, or roof covered by plants, affect the temperature of the inside and outside of a building? Learners design and build houses to find out the answer.
Three Little Pigs
In this activity, leaners explore building techniques by recreating the story of The Three Little Pigs.
In this activity, learners investigate passive solar building design with a focus solely on heating.
Building Houses: Build a Cardboard Tube House
Build a house you can fit inside, using cardboard tubes.
Make a Model of a Home Made From Shipping Containers
In this activity, learners watch a video to learn about a couple who built a home out of shipping containers in Brooklyn, New York.
Waterproof that Roof!Add to list Details
In this activity, learners explore how engineers have improved roofing designs and materials in order to protect the contents of buildings.