Curriculum Aligned Grade: Grade 3

Curriculum Outcome:

Science 3-6: Use, safely, a variety of tools, techniques and materials in construction activities.

Science 3-7: Construct structures, using a variety of materials and designs, and compare the effectiveness of the various materials and designs for their intended purposes.

Available for: Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6

Lesson: Learn about our cube satellite structure which was designed and built in-house and named Icarus after the Greek God who flew too close to the sun.

Activity: Students will work in small teams to build their own cube satellite structure using given materials and then stress test the frame, mimicking the process our own student team uses.