The D.I.Y. Science series contains some of our favourite experiments for kids to try at home. They are designed to help primary school teachers and carers inspire a child’s curiosity in science. It’s time to get hands-on.
Learn how to make a strong roof that will hold up against gravity in this episode of D.I.Y Science.
This resource is suited to Physics students in year 7 who are learning about gravity and lower primary maths students who are learning about shapes.
D.I.Y Science: Making a strong roof
Learn how to make a roof for your toys that will hold up against gravity.
Video Length: 2:00 mins
With thanks to Questacon.
Ever wondered why roofs are all a similar shape? And how the engineers know they won’t fall down when something lands on them? Find out the answers to these questions in this short video.
What you’ll need:
1 x piece of scrap A4 paper
1 x wooden block
2 x toy house walls
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