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Earthquake Towers Maker Project

SKU: W43177
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$1,620.00 (USD)


More goes into constructing buildings than you might think. Engineers have to find the perfect design to make sure the building stays strong through many hardships. With the Earthquake Towers Maker Project, students will construct their own towers and test them with a shaker table to simulate an earthquake.

Looking for standards-based activities to accompany these materials? The Earthquake Towers Teacher’s Guide is available for print here, or you can download a digital copy for free here.


Type: Multi-Student Project Packs Grades: 6-12


Learning Values

  • Seismic forces
  • Earth structure
  • Resonance
  • Design attributes
  • Systems
  • Historical perspectives
  • Logic/creativity in innovation
  • Prototypes
  • Technological design
  • Wave functions
  • Scaling
  • Logarithmic functions


  • Students Served: 30
  • Tools and Materials Required: Foam board, pins, and small clamps

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