Building with a Variety of Materials - Lesson 3 | Protecting your Noggin'!

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During the Protecting your Noggin'! activity students will use household materials to build an egg protector and protect an egg from a fall.

By the end of the activity students should be able to:

  • Identify the purpose of helmets/protection devices
  • Use a variety of materials to construct a protection device
  • Use a variety of designs to construct a protection device
  • Compare effectiveness of various designs and materials
  • Work with other students, using skills such as listening, speaking and problem solving in order to complete a construction project

Additional resources included with the activity plan:

  • Student worksheet

Additional resources required:

  • Various construction materials
  • 2 eggs per group
  • Garbage bags