Dam forces

Dam forces
Publication Date: December, 2007
Type of Resource: Lesson Plan

This online resource explores the engineering involved with storing water in dams.

The resource examines the forces involved and includes background information, student worksheets and step-by-step instructions to help students build model dams.

Australian Curriculum:
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  • Year 6 > Science as a Human Endeavour > Nature and development of science > Science involves testing predictions by gathering data and using evidence to... > ACSHE098
  • Year 6 > Science as a Human Endeavour > Use and influence of science > Scientific knowledge is used to solve problems and inform personal and... > ACSHE220