Activity: Mitre Joint Angles

Mitre Joint Angles


Students have the opportunity to experiment with two non-contact forces; gravity and magnetism. Students will learn about gravity, magnetism as well as magnetic and non-magnetic influences. Challenge students to identify which non-contact force is at play and why the magnet acts the way it does.

Featured Trade: Carpentry

Contributors: Colton Garner, Brody Forster

Concept: Angle, degree, right angles, acute angles, obtuse angles, sum of interior angles

Grade(s): 6

Time: 60 minutes

Curriculum Outcomes

Grade 6 Mathematics

SLO 1, 2: Use direct and indirect measurement to solve problems.

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