Skyscrapers Hands-On Activity

Hands-on Activity

Skyscrapers Hands-On Activity

Skyscrapers Inquiry Unit

Skyscrapers Inquiry Unit Download PDF Skyscrapers Hands-On Activity Prompt for the students: Using only the materials provided, teams of students will design and build a structure as tall as p…

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Skyscrapers

Inquiry Unit

Skyscrapers

The symbol of growth in China and India of the early 21st century is the proliferation of skyscrapers. This was also the symbol of urbanization in the early 20th century U.S. How did this come about? …

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Khufu Pyramid Complex

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Khufu Pyramid Complex

Skyscrapers Inquiry Unit

The Pyramid of Cheops or Khufu, constructed c. 2580 – c. 2560 BCE, is the tallest pyramid in Giza and the largest ever constructed in Egypt.  Made of limestone and originally reaching a height …

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The “Esagila” Tablet

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The “Esagila” Tablet

Skyscrapers Inquiry Unit

A tablet of neo-Babylonian mathematical text that references, The Etemenanki, a ziggurat presumed to be the biblical “Tower of Babel”, or the "House of the Foundation of Heaven and Earth" (Genesi…

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Using Drones to Assess Damage

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Using Drones to Assess Damage

Drones (UAV) Inquiry Unit

Often when a natural disaster occurs, it is difficult for first responders and government officials who have evacuated to know what has happened to their town in the hours, and sometimes days, followi…

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Drones from the Civil War to Today

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Drones from the Civil War to Today

UAV (Drones) Inquiry Unit

Historic insights into unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), from the Civil War through to today.  See how aerial balloons were an integral part of early UAV, or drone, development, and follow the technol…

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UAV (Drones)

Inquiry Unit

UAV (Drones)

Almost since the dawn of warfare, armies have sought ways to inflict the most damage on their enemies at the lowest cost to their own troops. Technologies from catapults to cannons have been developed…

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“Buzz-Bomb Blitz”

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“Buzz-Bomb Blitz”

UAV (Drones) Inquiry Unit

UAV (Drones) Inquiry Unit Living through a UAV attack. “Buzz-Bomb Blitz” includes comments from those who lived through the V-1 bombings. Visit Source Download PDF…

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