The Long Haul
In this lesson, students will explore how to make things strong. Students will discuss how to make “work” easier as they build, test and improve a flatbed truck.
Note: Students can work in teams of 2 to complete this lesson. Make sure to provide each team with a Construction Mat and the correct assortment of Engineering Materials as listed in the Teacher Lesson Plan.
Scientific & Engineering Practices
Asking questions and defining problems
Cause and effect