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Grade 7: Science: Structures and Mechanisms

Resouces supporting the Ontario Curriculum for grade 7 Science. Students will learn to understand life systems and the impact human beings have on the environment

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Humans build structures to meet specific needs. In Grade 7, you will learn about the effects of forces that act on and within different structural forms. You will learn about designing, building and testing structures, using increasingly sophisticated techniques. 

A structure is defined as building or other object constructed from several parts.

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A bridge is defined as a structure carrying a road, path, railway, etc., across a river, road, or other obstacle.

Source: Oxford Dictionaries, 

  Levers are used to lift heavy weights with the least amount of effort .  

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