Build a tower

What is the tallest tower you can build? Does it matter what you build on? Try building on a mix of flour and sand. How well does it work? What can you do to make the mixture better to build on? Can you make your tower more stable and even taller?

Overview

Topic:

Materials

Activity:

Engineering Challenges, Science Experiments

Suitable for:

Individuals, Pairs

Age range:

Time:

30 minutes

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WHY NOT TRY

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NEED ANOTHER CHALLENGE?

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MEET OUR ENGINEER

Moh, Civil Engineer

Mohammad Khreishi is a Geotechnical Engineer – when a new structure is about to be built he checks the soil and the rocks at the building site to support the design of strong foundations for the building.

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STORY TIME

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