Grade 5: Understanding Structures & Mechanisms
Forces Acting on Structures Science Kit.
Call Number: TBD
Covers the following:
Strand A: STEM Skills and Connections
Strand D: Forces Acting on Structures
Students will identify internal and external forces acting on structures. Students will learn about the effects of forces from natural phenomena on structures, and further explore forces through simple machines. This kit provides materials for seven activities.
A teacher guide by McIntyre Media. Accompanying DVD can be found on the first floor Teacher Resource Room, QC 21.3 .P53 2012 DVD pt.003.
Teacher Resource Room, Floor 1, QC 73.4 .F67 2018. This kit provides students with opportunities to learn and develop and understanding of forces by designing and building mechanical devices and structures. They will identify the forces acting on and within structures and mechanisms, and give simple descriptions of forces.