The Task: Design and Build a Structure That Will Withstand a Natural Disaster

  • Engineering Task

    • Using what you  learn from viewing the slides below, design and build a structure that will withstand a natural or man human-made disaster.
    • You may choose any of the weather events below or one of your own choosing:
      • Blizzard

      • Explosion

      • Fire

      • Flood

      • Hurricane

      • Mudslide

      • Tornado

    • Describe how you designed your building and how the materials and shape would withstand a disaster.

    Engineering for Durability