Mystery Science: How Can You Keep a House From Blowing Away in a Wind Storm?

In this Mystery, students explore the effects of natural hazards, such as tornadoes, hurricanes, and dust storms.

In the activity, Design a Windproof House, students build paper house models. Then, using limited materials, students design multiple solutions that will make their houses sturdy enough to survive a wind storm, and compare the merits of their solutions.

Science Topics
Atmospheric Sciences, Natural Disasters
Engineering Topics
3rd Grade

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