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Yr 8 Structures 4

Lesson 4 - Walk the plank, structure reinforcement

Mr Canale

on 19 January 2012

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Transcript of Yr 8 Structures 4

Whitchurch Design & Technology
Year 8 Structures - three
Starter- absent minded
Words, Words, Words!
does it make sense?
Think, comunicate, understand
Lesson objectives -
# Consider the use of shapes to reinforce a material
# Utilise understanding to create suitable structure prototype
(cc) photo by theaucitron on Flickr
(cc) photo by theaucitron on Flickr
(cc) photo by theaucitron on Flickr
i or h shaped
L shaped
u shape
test 1
you have 1 A4 piece of paper to hold a weight out as far as possible from the work bench. just like walk the plank!
2 minutes...go!
Croeso i Dylunio a Thechnoleg
Types of forces
Demo... strength through shape
Many __________ are based on a frame. We use _____ every day, for example, a stool is a frame on which we ___.
_________ are based on frames and this is why they can be built very ____. Buildings stay still and this force is called a ______ force.

B__LD__GS, St_uc____S, S_T, F__MES, H__H, ST__IC
Walk the Plank
My plank failed/held because it did/didnt contain structure. Triangulation is the most efficient way to stregthen a shape
If i was to try again, I would make
it ..............
This Structure is
strong like a roof.
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