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Type: Virtual School Program
Grades: 5, 7
Duration: 30-45 minutes
Frequency: , times a day.
Price: Free for public school boards in Ontario; $150 for privately-funded or out-of-province schools
Language: English only
All of our scheduled Virtual School Programs are fully booked, but more dates are coming. Sign up for our Teacher eNews to be the first to know when new program dates become available.
November 23, 10 a.m. & 1 p.m.
November 24, 11 a.m. & 2 p.m.
Expand your understanding of forces by exploring natural and human-made structures and discover how to make things bigger, stronger and more stable yet lighter by applying our knowledge of physics.
|1.1||Analyse the effects of forces from natural phenomena on the natural and built environment|
|2.5||Use appropriate science and technology vocabulary, including tension, compression, torque, system, and load, in oral and written communication|
|3.1||Identify internal forces acting on a structure, and describe their effects on the structure|
|3.2||Identify external forces acting on a structure, and describe their effects on the structure, using diagrams|
|3.4||Describe forces resulting from natural phenomena that can have severe consequences for structures in the environment, and identify structural features that help overcome some of these forces|
|3.5||Describe how protective sports equipment protects the body from the impact of forces|
|2.3||Investigate the factors that determine the ability of a structure to support a load|
|3.1||Classify structures as solid structures, frame structures, or shell structures|
|3.4||Distinguish between external forces and internal forces acting on a structure|
|3.6||Identify and describe factors that can cause a structure to fail|
Moderate to loud noises