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Lifting Heavy Things

Dangerous (Winter 2014)Sean Murray

We began class with a quick disassembly of our tower. Disassembly is a great way to give closure to a project, and a fun way for the group to reflect on their work.

It's also necessary to make space for new projects! Our next exploration will be...

Lifting heavy things! We quickly brainstormed the perils of lifting heavy things and came up with:

  1. dropping the heavy thing on yourself or someone else
  2. injuring yourself in the act of lifting
  3. the heavy thing breaking

We split into groups to explore different ways to lift great mass. For now we're just using generic heavy things, but next week things will get more interesting...

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