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[Grade 4 Chapter 5 Investigation]

Be an Architect!

Investigation Organizer
This is a worksheet you can print and distribute to students to help them track their work on the Chapter Investigation.

Internet Links

Following are links to Internet resources for students to use while working on the Chapter Investigation.

Noodle -- Science Museum of Minnesota
Do you think it's impossible to build a towering structure from spaghetti and marshmallows? Think again! The Thinking Fountain Web site at the Science Museum of Minnesota provides a simple classroom project to use these materials to explore architecture.

The American Architectural Foundation
Learn how shapes and spaces are used in architecture to create different effects.

Building a Scale Model City
A Massachusetts elementary school teacher and technology specialist displays several of the models his students created. If you'd like more information about this project, you can reach him through his Web site.

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