Tuesday, January 1, 2008

Drinking Straws Lesson Plan

Homeschool Teacher - Lesson Plan & NewsletterJanuary 2, 2008


On this day in 1888, the first drinking straw was invented. Read more about it here: http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/blstraws.htm

Answer the following questions:

1. Who invented the drinking straw?
2. What was the ideal size for a drinking straw?
3. In 1928, electrical engineers began to use spiral-wound tubes in ______.
Build a straw tower : http://www.chicagoscienceinthecity.org/strawtowerlesson.pdf (p.9-12)
Don’t Forget the Math Challenge!

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