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Earthquake Technologies ChallengeEarthquakes, Structures and Budgets - by Learning Resources
PrimaryICT No: PR8709
Manufacturer Code: LSP2794-UK
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In these STEM lessons Build Safe Construction Company are planning a new apartment building, but earthquakes are common in Fault city and they need to make the building safe.

Students work as a team, using earthquake knowledge, adhering to criteria and constraints and analysing data to develop an evidence-based plan.

Through investigation, they test earthquake-resistant technologies and construct model buildings that withstand earthquakes!

Designed for Key Stage 2, Year 4

Provides 5 hours of STEM instruction over seven 30–60 minute lessons.

Includes a teacher guide, activity books, homework tasks and assessment tools, plus the materials needed to undertake each activity.

  • Meets National Curriculum for England (2014) attainment targets in Year 4 Science, Design & Technology, Maths and Geography
  • Develops core maths skills in multiplication and division, addition and subtraction, number and place value, geometry, and statistics.
  • Facilitates use of the engineering design process to solve real-world problems.
  • Introduces the practice of gathering, recording and classifying data to answer real-word questions.
  • The Wobbletop Shake Table simulates earthquakes and tests student designs.
  • Brings confidence to your STEM teaching and reduces preparation time with pre-planned lessons.

Recommended for ages: 8 - 10 years

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