Inly Students Build Giant Geodomes with Mallory Bagwell in a Hands-on Assembly

Last week, the Meehan Family Artsbarn was filled with two-story geodome structures. With the help of Mallory Bagwell and his hundreds of pvc pipes, Inly students in grades K–8 were able to combine math, science, architecture, teamwork, and hands-on learning to create giant dome-like structures:

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Bagwell, who was professionally trained as a Ringling Clown, says his lesson is based on creating something from absolutely nothing and it provides students with the opportunity to study the principles, relationships, terminology, classification, and real-world relevance of their constructions.

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