Video Writing Prompts: The Big Bad Vortex

 

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K-2: Big Bad Wolf Brainstorm

The vortex canon was more powerful than the Big Bad Wolf. Brainstorm 10 villains from popular stories. Break them into pairs and decide, as a class, which of each pair is more powerful.

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3-5: The Power of Air

What are other examples of air and water being so powerful that they cause damage to man-made objects? (hint: weather)


6-8: Be a Builder

You've been tasked to build a house that can withstand the vortex canon. Describe the materials and building methods you would use to withstand that force.


9-12: Science in Stories

This experiment was inspired by the story of The Three Little Pigs. Using another fictional story, outline the steps required to scientifically test a seemingly fairy tale concept. (suggestions: Rapunzel, Pied Piper, Jack and the Bean Stalk, concepts from Harry Potter or Twilight, etc.)


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