Will the wall I've built withstand strong winds?

In this lesson, we will be investigating which materials can be blown down by creating our own wind using a hairdryer. We will be experimenting with different types of materials which have different weights. We will be using our structures from the previous lesson, 'Which materials can withstand strong winds?' to experiment with. If you do not have these things, you can watch me model this experiment.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What does heavy mean?

1/3

Q2.What does light mean?

2/3

Q3.Which materials are light? Choose 3.

Select three (3) boxes

3/3

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What does heavy mean?

1/3

Q2.What does light mean?

2/3

Q3.Which materials are light? Choose 3.

Select three (3) boxes

3/3

Video

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Worksheet

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Quiz:

Will the wall I've built withstand strong winds?

Well done for working so hard today! It's time to complete our end of lesson quiz. This is your chance to show off all the wonderful learning you have done today. Let's see how much you have learnt.

Q1.What is length?

1/3

Q2.What happened to the twigs/lolly sticks in the experiment?

2/3

Q3.Choose 3 properties of a brick wall.

Select three (3) boxes

3/3

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Will the wall I've built withstand strong winds?

Well done for working so hard today! It's time to complete our end of lesson quiz. This is your chance to show off all the wonderful learning you have done today. Let's see how much you have learnt.

Q1.What is length?

1/3

Q2.What happened to the twigs/lolly sticks in the experiment?

2/3

Q3.Choose 3 properties of a brick wall.

Select three (3) boxes

3/3

Lesson summary: Will the wall I've built withstand strong winds?

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