Technology 1-2 ESO – Unit 8 STRUCTURES extra activities

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1 –  Fill in the words from this list in the correct place.

  • shell
  • span
  • suspension
  • permanent
  • long
  • Romans

2 –  Watch the video on “What is Tension / Compression?” and answer:

  • a)  What parts of a suspension bridge are in tension? Why?
  • b)  What parts of a suspension bridge are in compression? Why?

3 –  Watch the video on “Classifying Structures” and answer:

  1. What type of structure is a dam? Why?
  2. What could happen if all the parts in a frame structure don’t work together?
  3. What type of structure is a bicycle helmet? Why?
  4. What type of structure is the human skeleton? Why?

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 4 –  Fill the crossword with words about structures.