SAASTE Technology/Activities/Types of Structures

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Conductors & Insulators - Electronic Circuits - AND & OR Gates - Circuit/Systems Diagram - Hydraulics - Hydraulics & Pneumatics - Technological Products - Preservation-1 - Identifying Materials - Properties of Materials - Preservation-2 - Electroplating - Conditioning-Strengthening/Waterproofing-1 - Conditioning-Strengthening\Waterproofing-2 - Shaping - Forming - Forces - Types of Structures - Mechanisms Worksheet

Structures

Grade 5


Types of Structures[edit]

Structures are either natural (are found in nature) or constructed (are made by people). There are three types of structures;

  1. Frame: made of separate members (usually thin pieces) put together.
  2. Shell: encloses or contains its contents
  3. Solid (mass): made almost entirely of matter.


Author: Averil Nolly

Editor: Osman Sadeck