LI: I can research effective designs
Welcome to our DT block!
Over the next few days, we shall be looking at earth-quake resistant buildings. We will be researching, designing, building and evaluating.
To begin today, take a minute to think about the following questions.
What does earthquake resistant mean?
Which countries will need these?
How could a building become earthquake resistant?
Today, we are going to do some research into one of the most amazing buildings on Earth – the Burj Khalifa.
The Burj Khalifa is mind-boggling! Using the internet, copy and answer these questions to find out more about it.
On Monday, you are going to begin designing your own earthquake-resistant building.
To begin your thinking about this, the following video has some excellent ideas!