Kirkhill Primary School

Earthquakes

We have been learning about earthquakes as part of our topic.  Today we made model structures to see if they would stay standing during a quake.

We used cocktail sticks and marshmallows and created structures of all shapes and sizes.

Our strongest structures had triangles in them.

The taller we built them the more likely they were to wobble or topple.

Hexagon base worked well for a taller structure.

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