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Straw Structures – Getting Started Package

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Description

Structures start taking shape with this Getting Started package. Students explore structures and geometric shapes with instruction from the downloadable guides and the Polyhedra Poster. Now featuring paper straws!

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

In need of fun activities for elementary-aged students? Check out our Straw Structures Elementary STEM Activity Guide, available for print and free digital download.

Details

Type: Multi-Student Project Packs Grades: 3-12

Safety

What You'll Get

Resources

Learning Values

Science
  • Forces
  • Materials science
  • Equilibrium
Technology
  • Design processes
  • Construction
  • Historical perspectives
Engineering
  • Structural engineering
  • Technological design
  • Observations/analysis
Math
  • Regular polygons
  • Geometric solids
  • Measuring angles/lengths

Specifications

  • Students Served: 30
  • Tools and Materials Required: Scissors