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Architectural Engineering STEM Experiment Kit NGSS

SKU #CST-585
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Build over 20 models of structural elements and real-world buildings.

Description

Play the role of architect and engineer as you build over 20 models of structural elements and real-world buildings. Start with basic structures like trusses, arches, and domes, and move on to scaled-down models of real-world buildings. Flexible building pieces mimic steel frames; All plastic building parts are compatible with other Thames & Kosmos engineering and physics kits. Explore the field of architectural design and learn about modern day building materials. For ages 8+, includes a 44-page, full-color manual that guides building exercises and encourages kids to dream up their own designs.

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NGSS

This product will support your students' understanding of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)*, as shown in the table below.

Elementary    

3-5-ETS1-1

Students will be able to define a simple design problem that can be solved through the development of an object or tool and include a few criteria for success on materials, time, and cost.

   

Suggested Science Idea(s)

3-5-ETS1-1

Students can use the engineering kit to play the role of an amusement park designer and construct a model of a real-world amusement park ride.

 

* NGSS is a registered trademark of Achieve. Neither Achieve nor the lead states and partners that developed the Next Generation Science Standards were involved in the production of, and do not endorse, this product.

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