Project Description  (10) Students will become engineers by creating their very own building by using toothpicks and Dot candies! They will create 3D shapes that they will put together to create a strong selfstanding building. 

Recommended Grade  Kindergarten 
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Standards  Math Geometry K.G: Identify and describe shapes (squares, circles, triangles, rectangles, hexagons, cubes, cones, cylinders, and spheres). K.G.3 Identify shapes as twodimensional (lying in a plane, “flat”) or three dimensional (“solid”). NGSS
K2ETS12. Develop a simple sketch, drawing, or physical model to illustrate how the shape of an object helps it function as needed to solve a given problem. 
Content  This project typically follows our stamp printing unit. We actually create structures based on our blueprints. 
Learning Outcomes  1. Will learn about engineering and what an engineer does

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Time Estimation: 4560 minutes 
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