Supplies Needed at Each Station:
8 books of similar size, 32 total
For each of the following resources, having a variety of sizes and lengths will improve the variety of student experimentation. Teachers should use discretion and test each station to determine the optimal size and effort for students.
Arch station: at least 4 pieces of cardboard, cut into 1” x 11” strips
Beam station: at least 4 erasers or sponges with notches cut into the top (see resource website/appendix)
Cable station: at least 4 strands of rope/string, each about 5’ long (length may be affected by student size) and at least 4 strands of rope/string, each about 6’ long (length may be affected by student size)
Suspension station: at least 12 strands of string, each at least 3’ long, and perhaps longer