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Structures made with straws and pipe cleaners might look simple, but they offer a range of learning. Geometric figures and their strengths, ratios, structural designs, and static forces are some of the subjects this guide will help you and your students to really soak up!
The Straw Structures Teacher’s Guide contains ITEEA standards, CCSS Math, and NGSS addressed; teacher and student instructions for a variety of math, science, and technology activities; pretests and posttests; resource pages; and links to video resources. Contains separate activities for middle school and high school students as well as links to career information and applications of the 4Cs (communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and creativity).
Equipment and materials needed to complete guide activities include the Straw Structures – Getting Started Package as well as other tools and materials. Items needed for all activities are listed in the teacher guide.