When you ride a bike in a straight line, you must make many minor corrections in order to stay upright.
Build a bridge from a piece of paper and explore ways of making it stronger.
Build a bridge out of newspaper and discover some important structural principles.
What happens to a cylinder when you scale it up?
This clay building activity shows that when you make things bigger, weight increases faster than strength.
Explore cantilevers and other structures by building with skewers.
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