Week 5: Super-Stable Structure
Half the fun of a backyard fort is figuring out how to build it. For inspiration, take a look at skyscrapers. Chicago is home to some of the tallest buildings in the world. In addition to their soaring height, skyscrapers need to be strong and able to withstand forces like wind. See what shapes make a structure stronger by building and testing a model of your favorite skyscraper.
Download our Week 5 activity guide for materials and instructions. You can also watch our video preview below for tips on building your structure.
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