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Brianna Dixon 6th Grade Earth Science\
This project was all about creating n earthquake-safe house in California. In fact, the driving question was how can we, as structural engineers construct a two story house in California for Tony Stark that will withstand seismic activity? Our design was made was shaped in a trapezoid with a square on top. It was designed like this so that the larger base could help keep the structure from tipping over. During this project I learned How a structure must be well supported to be able to withstand seismic activity, and it must include earthquake-safe technology to keep it safe.
Our final result
30 Hands Project
During this project, I learned about what causes climate change and what effects it has on humans, animals, and ecosystems. I enjoyed learning about things we can do to prevent pollution and global warming. I also enjoyed making the different slides very colorful and using my imagination to set a theme for each slide.
My Favorite Unit In Science
My favorite unit in science was the unit we did on plate tectonics. (see Earthquake PBL) I liked this unit because I enjoyed learning about how some islands and mountains were formed. I learned about continental drift and the different layers within the earth. My favorite lab was the egg lab, where we compared the earth to a hard boiled egg.