Title: Taking Concrete Sustainability into the Elementary Classroom
Author(s): Ara A. Jeknavorian
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 47-49
Keywords: mortar, mixture, cement, sample
A Science Day program at an elementary school created an opportunity to introduce students to basic concrete technology and dealing with leftover concrete. The students watched a PowerPoint presentation and performed an experiment designed to demonstrate that a common sweetener (sugar) can keep mortar from hardening for an extended period.