Feats and Failures

Answer the following questions in your science journal. Use complete sentences.

  1. What is engineering?
  2. Why was the Sydney Opera House considered an impossible build?
  3. Why was the Tacoma Narrows Bridge a failure?



Grade 5 Human Body –

Arnold’s Missing Organs

Shuttle through your Body

Digestive System Explorations

fun website for exploring the systems.

Learn all about your heart.

Grade 5 – prepare with these questions.

  1. Draw each type of bridge. Label it and list one characteristic of it.
  2. Define tension and give 2 examples of how you use tension in your daily life.
  3. Define compression and give 2 examples of how you use compression in your daily life.
  4. Explain why you decided to build your bridge the way you did. If you could change one thing what would it be?





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