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CATEGORY 1

CATEGORY 2

CATEGORY 3

CATEGORY 4

CATEGORY 5

CATEGORY 6

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ABBREVIATED
CATEGORY

Explanation

STRUCTURES AND FORCES

THEMES

S&F

THEMES

KEY TERMS INTRODUCED AT

THE BEGINNING OF THE UNIT

TYPES OF STRUCTURES

TYPES OF

STRUCT.

THIS CATEGORY LOOKS AT

THE CLASSIFICATION OF

STRUCTURES

PROBLEMS ARISING WITH

DIFFERENT TYPES OF

STRUCTURES.

PROBS.

WITH

STRUCT.

PROBLEMS/LIMITATIONS WITH

MASS, FRAME AND SHELL

STRUCTURES

TYPES OF MATERIALS USED IN

STRUCTURES

TYPES OF

MATER.

THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF

MATERIALS USED IN

STRUCTURES

FACTORS AFFECTING CHOICE

OF MATERIALS

FACTORS

AFFECT

CHOICE

HOW MATERIALS ARE CHOSEN

FOR THEIR DIFFERENT

APPLICATIONS

JOINTS

NO NOT

THAT JOINT

THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF

JOINTS

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
200 POINTS


Response 1

DEFN. - AN OBJECT WITH A

DEFINITE SIZE AND SHAPE,

WHICH SERVES A PURPOSE OR

FUNCTION.

WHAT IS A STRUCTURE?

ONE CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM

CLASSIFIES STRUCTURES INTO

THESE TWO CATEGORIES

WHAT IS NATURAL AND

MANUFACTURED

THIS TYPE OF STRUCTURE

MAY FAIL BECAUSE OF ITS

EXCESSIVE WEIGHT

WHAT IS A MASS

STRUCTURE?

THIS TYPE OF MATERIAL IS

EXEMPLIFIED BY REINFORCED

CONCRETE

WHAT IS COMPOSITE

MATERIALS?

THIS FACTOR EXPLAINS WHY

WE DON'T BUILD BRIDGES OUT

OF TITANIUM, CARBON FIBRE,

OR GOLD

WHAT IS COST?

ELBOW, DOOR HINGE, TRAILER

HITCH, KNEE

WHAT ARE MOBILE

JOINTS

CLUE 2

ROW VALUE
400 POINTS


Response 2

DEFN. - A PUSH OR A PULL

WHAT IS A FORCE?

TYPE OF STRUCTURE MADE

FROM PILING UP MATERIALS

WHAT IS A MASS

STRUCTURE?

TINY WEAKNESSES IN THIS

TYPE OF STRUCTURE CAN

CAUSE THE WHOLE

STRUCTURE TO FAIL

WHAT IS A SHELL

STRUCTURE?

RUGS

WHAT ARE WOVEN

MATERIALS?

HAVING TO PLACE AN

ENERGUIDE LABEL ON YOUR

PRODUCT MIGHT MAKE YOU

CONSIDERED THIS FACTOR

WHEN PICKING THE MATERIALS

YOU USE.

WHAT IS ENERGY

EFFICIENCY

THE TEXTBOOK DISCUSSES 5

TYPES OF THESE JOINTS

WHAT ARE RIGID

JOINTS

CLUE 3

ROW VALUE
600 POINTS


Response 3

CONCERNED WITH THE

PRINCIPLES OF BEAUTY IN A

STRUCTURE

WHAT IS AESTHETICS?

AN IGLOO AND A TURTLE

SHELL

WHAT IS A SHELL

STRUCTURE?

HOW YOU FASTEN THE

DIFFERENT PARTS TOGETHER

IS A MAJOR CONCERN FOR

THIS TYPE OF STRUCTURE

WHAT IS A FRAME

STRUCTURE?

PLYWOOD

WHAT ARE LAYERED

(LAMINATIONS)

SELECTING MATERIALS MADE

FROM RENEWABLE

RESOURCES, OR RECYCLED

MATERIALS

WHAT IS

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT?

NAILS, STAPLES, SCREWS,

RIVETS

WHAT ARE FASTENERS

CLUE 4

ROW VALUE
800 POINTS


Response 4

DEAD OR LIVE ________

WHAT IS A LOAD?

SPIDER WEB AND A HOUSE

WHAT IS A FRAME

STRUCTURE?

THE TRIANGULAR SHAPE IS

USED OFTEN IN THIS TYPE OF

STRUCTURE TO HELP

STABILIZED IT

WHAT IS A FRAME

STRUCTURE?

THIS TYPE OF MATERIAL

STRETCHES IN ALL DIRECTIONS

SO THEY FIT OVER COMPLEX

SHAPES, SUCH AS HUMAN

BODIES

WHAT IS KNIT

MATERIALS?

CHOOSING TO MAKE SHIRTS

OUT OF BLACK OR WHITE

CLOTH INSTEAD OF PEA SOUP

GREEN MATERIAL SHOWS

CONSIDERATION FOR THIS

FACTOR AFFECTING CHOICE.

WHAT IS APPEARANCE?

LEGO BLOCKS, DOVETAIL

JOINTS, FOLDED SEAMS

WHAT ARE

INTERLOCKING SHAPES?

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
1000 POINTS


Response 5

THE MAIN PURPOSE OF ANY

STRUCTURE

WHAT IS A

STRUCTURE'S FUNCTION?

MODERN AIRPLANE WINGS ARE

CONSIDERED THIS TYPE OF

*SPECIAL' STRUCTURE

WHAT IS A COMBINED

STRUCTURE

COMMON *FLAT' MATERIALS

PROVE CHALLENGING WHEN

BUILDING THIS TYPE OF

STRUCTURE

WHAT IS A SHELL

STRUCTURE?

FLEXIBLE PLASTIC FORMED

AROUND A NYLON MESH IS

USED IN GARDEN HOSES

WHAT IS A COMPOSITE

MATERIAL?

CHOOSING MATERIALS WITH

BETTER INSULATING VALUE

MAY INCREASE THE COST OF

BUILDING A HOUSE, BUT IT WILL

ALSO INCREASE THIS

WHAT IS ITS ENERGY

EFFICIENCY?

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN

SOLDERING AND WELDING

WHAT IS WELDING

MELTS THE PIECES

 CATEGORY:   

RIGID JOINTS  

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 CLUE:   

THIS TYPE OF RIGID JOINTUSES A STICKY SUBSTANCETO HOLD PIECES FIRMLY INPLACE   

 Response:   

WHAT ARE ADHESIVES?

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CATEGORY 1

CATEGORY 2

CATEGORY 3

CATEGORY 4

CATEGORY 5

CATEGORY 6

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CATEGORY

ABBREVIATED
CATEGORY

Explanation

MASS AND WEIGHT

MASS

WEIGHT

THIS CATEGORY HIGHLIGHTS

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN

MASS AND WEIGHT

TYPES OF FORCES

TYPES OF

FORCES

TYPES OF INTERNAL AND

EXTERNAL FORCES

HOW STRUCTURES FAIL

HOW

STRUCT

FAIL

DESIGNING FOR FORCES

DESIGN

FOR

FORCES

ELEMENTS IN BUILDING

CONSTRUCTION DESIGNED TO

WITHSTAND FORCES

FACTORS CREATING STABLE

STRUCTURES

STABLE

STRUCT.

ODDS AND ENDS

ODDS AND

ENDS

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
400 POINTS


Response 1

STAYS THE SAME ON EARTH

AND THE MOON

WHAT IS MASS?

TYPE OF FORCE THAT CAN BE

CLASSIFIED AS EITHER A DEAD

LOAD AND LIVE LOAD

WHAT IS AN EXTERNAL

FORCE?

THIS TYPE OF STRUCTURE IS

ESPECIALLY SUSCEPTIBLE TO

FAILURE DUE TO LEVERING

ACTION

WHAT IS FRAME

STRUCTURE?

FRAME STRUCTURES USE THIS

SIMPLE GEOMETRIC SHAPE TO

INCREASE STABILITY.

WHAT IS A TRIANGLE?

THE POINT AT WHICH ALL OF

THE GRAVITATIONAL FORCE

OF AN OBJECT MAY BE

CONSIDERED TO ACT.

WHAT IS THE CENTER

OF GRAVITY?

THIS FORCE IS ACTUALLY 2

FORCES, COMPRESSION AND

TENSION, ACTING TOGETHER.

WHAT IS BENDING

FORCE?

CLUE 2

ROW VALUE
800 POINTS


Response 2

USES KILOGRAMS AS A UNIT

OF MEASURE

WHAT IS MASS?

THIS FORCE STRETCHES A

MATERIAL

WHAT IS A TENSION

FORCE

FAILURE AS A RESULT OF A

MATERIAL EXPERIENCING PUSH

FORCES IN OPPOSITE

DIRECTIONS

WHAT IS SHEAR?

USES A KEYSTONE

WHAT IS AN ARCH?

STABLE STRUCTURES

TYPICALLY HAVE THE

MAJORITY OF THEIR MASS

HERE.

WHAT IS NEAR THE

GROUND?

USES DIFFERENT SIZES OF

ARROWS TO REPRESENT THE

FORCES ACTING ON AN

OBJECT.

WHAT IS A FORCE

DIAGRAM?

CLUE 3

ROW VALUE
1200 POINTS


Response 3

THE UNIT FOR WEIGHT

WHAT IS NEWTONS?

A MATERIAL ABLE TO

WITHSTAND RIPPING IS HIGH IN

THIS TYPE OF STRENGTH

WHAT IS SHEAR

STRENGTH?

FAILURE AS A RESULT OF

COMPRESSION

WHAT IS BEND OR

BUCKLE?

WAVELIKE SHAPE GIVING

CARDBOARD BOXES THEIR

STRENGTH

WHAT IS

CORRUGATIONS?

USE TO CREATE A FIRM

FOUNDATION FOR A HEAVY

STRUCTURE BEING BUILT ON

LOOSE SOIL

WHAT IS A PILING?

ENSURES THAT A STRUCTURE

HAS EXTRA STRENGTH TO

SUPPORT MORE LOAD THAN

NORMAL

WHAT IS MARGIN OF

SAFETY?

CLUE 4

ROW VALUE
1600 POINTS


Response 4

BASED ON THE PRIMARY

STANDARD

WHAT IS MASS?

SQUISHING A MARSHMALLOW

WHAT IS COMPRESSION

FORCE??

TORSION FAILURE IS CAUSED

BY THIS TYPE OF MOTION.

WHAT IS TWISTING?

THIS STRUCTURAL

ADAPTATION MUST BE ABLE

TO WITHSTAND TENSION AND

COMPRESSION FORCES AND IS

OFTEN USED WITH BRIDGES

WHAT IS CANTILEVERS?

THE LOCATION OF THE

CENTRE OF GRAVITY IN AN

UNSTABLE STRUCTURE

WHAT IS OUTSIDE OF

THE BASE OF THE

THE TYPE OF FORCE THAT

MAKES NAILS WORK AS

FASTENERS

WHAT IS FRICTIONAL

FORCE

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
2000 POINTS


Response 5

MEASURED WITH A FORCE

METER

WHAT IS WEIGHT?

A RUBBER BAND HAS HIGH

TENSILE STRENGTH AND HIGH

_______________________

WHAT IS TORSION

STRENGTH?

THESE TWO COMMON DESIGN

ELEMENTS REINFORCE

STRUCTURES TO PREVENT

SHEAR, BEND, BUCKLE, AND

TWIST FAILURE

WHAT ARE RIBS AND

STRINGERS

THESE STRUCTURAL

ADAPTATIONS COME IN A

VARIETY OF ALPHABETICAL

FORMS, AND USUALLY SPAN

THE DISTANCE BETWEEN

COLUMNS.

WHAT ARE BEAMS

THE PRINCIPLE

DEMONSTRATED BY A

GYROSCOPE

WHAT IS SPIN

STABILIZATION?

A WEAKENING OF METAL DUE

TO REPEATED STRESS

WHAT IS METAL

FATIGUE?

 CATEGORY:   

RIGID JOINTS  

FINAL JEOPARDY!®  

 CLUE:   

THIS TYPE OF RIGID JOINTUSES A STICKY SUBSTANCETO HOLD PIECES FIRMLY INPLACE   

 Response:   

WHAT ARE ADHESIVES?

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