Mystery 1: Pushes, Pulls, & “Work Words"In this Mystery students discover that there are pushes & pulls involved in any kind of work, including the work done by machines.
activity:Be a Digging MachineMake sure students have enough space to move around as they dig like a digging machine. No other preparation needed.
Mystery 2: Strength & Direction of ForceIn this Mystery students change the strength and direction of a wrecking ball’s push in order to solve a tricky problem - how can you knock down a wall made of concrete?
activity:Don't Crush That HouseStep 1: Decide how many game stations you will need.Your students will play the Wrecking Ball game in groups, taking turns. We suggest 4 to 6 students per game station. Decide how many students you’ll have in a group.