Week 4

Resources

Overview

Session 1

  1. The Reinforced Earth Company

  2. Layers of Reinforcement Worksheet

  3. Problem Solving Process Diagram

  4. 6 boxes (storage boxes? clear, ideally 12”x12”x12”), one for each group of 3 students

  5. Sand

  6. Plastic sticks

  7. Weights

  8. Tarp for sand cleanup

Session 2

  1. Problem Solving Process Diagram

  2. Layers of Different Reinforcement Worksheet

  3. The Reinforced Earth Company

  4. Reinforcement

  5. Pile of Sand

  6. Reinforcement Materials (students will use these materials as it is, do not need to process the materials)

    • Paper

    • Cloth

    • Wire Mesh

    • Plastic Sticks

    • Weight

  7. Markers