Structures and Balancing

What makes structures strong and stable? Explore the forces and principles through learning circus skills like balancing and acrobatics. See how our circus friends have recreated some of the famous structures selected by Fionah and then try some of the balances for yourself

Overview

Topic:

Climate Change

Activity:

Circus

Suitable for:

Pairs, Groups

Age range:

3-7

Time:

15 minutes

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WHY NOT TRY

Famous structures around the world

Civil engineers build many different types of structures. Play our Structures Card Games (matching pairs, game of swop, snap and happy structures) with our set of cards based on famous structures around the world. Which is your favourite? Why not design, and build, your own structure? Will it be a building, a bridge, a tower, a statue or something else?

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NEED ANOTHER CHALLENGE?

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MEET OUR ENGINEER

Fionah, Civil Engineer

Fionah is a Civil Engineer – inspired by centuries old infrastructure like the Great Pyramid, her dream is to make the future infrastructure around us climate resilient and environmentally sustainable to remain fit for purpose for years and years.

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STORY TIME

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