Materials List: Build an Earthquake City

  • box with a smooth bottom, at least 25-cm wide X 20-cm long
  • sugar cubes
  • bouillon cubes
  • gelatin cubes (Follow instructions on the box, but use 1/3 as much water as the recipe calls for. Use a pan or ice cube tray. Chill until very firm and cut into small cubes, about the size of sugar and bouillon cubes.)
  • pencil
  • ruler
  • Testing Worksheet, one per group
  • (optional) wood and plastic cubes, as additional building materials