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  1. StructuresJanuary, 6, 2010

  2. Tower STEPS (objectives) • Construction • 4 types of construction • Purposes of construction • Materials in construction • Structure Research • Video • Assignment review tomorrow • (Project) Balsa Wood • Tower Construction

  3. Construction The tools, materials, and processes that people use to build structures. 4 TYPES

  4. Purposes of construction Culture Art Symbolism Shelter Working Learning Traveling from one point to another

  5. Materials in Construction • Wood - renewable resource • Metal – steel, aluminum, copper, • Concrete • Plastic – plumbing, insulation

  6. Assignment • Group • Research towers/skyscrapers • Find5 structure/tower/skyscraper • Record the height, place, and where it’s found, research structural materials used, how it was constructed, and any faults in the design • Create powerpoint presentation – with zoho -http://show.zoho.com/login.do • Create combined email address at yahoo • Create zoho login (username and password) same as email • Must include research and information relating to structure • Embed Youtube video • Thumbnail pictures and images • Sources cited

  7. Week schedule Wednesday – research project, study hall Thursday – research project Friday – document setup, clipart pictures